Mag. 2.4 earthquake - 11km WSW of Delta, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Monday, 6 October 1980 at 09:22 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.3085°N / 115.29183°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SSW of Zakamoto (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SW of Ejido Nuevo Leon (pop: 3,660) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) S of Ejido Michoacan de Ocampo (pop: 3,090) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) W of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SSE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) WNW of Estacion Coahuila (Estación Coahuila) (pop: 7,600) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SE of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) WSW of San Luis Rio Colorado (pop: 158,100) --> See nearby quakes!
2156 km (1340 mi) NW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.4||15 km||11km WSW of Delta, 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 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.