Mag. 1.8 earthquake - 10km NNW of Progreso, B.C., MX (USA), on Monday, 15 September 1980 at 03:48 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.66717°N / 115.62683°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NW of Santa Isabel (Mexico) (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NNW of Progreso (Mexico) (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) SW of Heber (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) W of Calexico (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SSW of El Centro (pop: 44,000) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SSE of Seeley (Imperial County) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) WNW of Mexicali (Mexico) (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSW of Imperial (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
3523 km (2189 mi) W of Washington (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
3523 km (2189 mi) W of Washington DC (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.8||15 km||10km NNW of Progreso, B.C., MX (USA)||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.