Mag. 1.5 earthquake - 36km SW of Progreso, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Monday, 29 September 1980 at 23:46 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.31483°N / 115.8135°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (49 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) SE of Rumorosa (pop: 1,840) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SW of Progreso (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SW of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SW of Calexico (USA) (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) WSW of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) W of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NE of Ensenada (pop: 279,800) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NE of Rodolfo Sanchez Taboada (Maneadero) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
2195 km (1364 mi) NW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 107 joules (3.12 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.5||6 km||36km SW of Progreso, B.C., MX (Mexico)||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.5, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.