Mag. 1.0 earthquake - 8km WSW of Holtville, CA (USA), on Wednesday, 8 October 1980 at 14:10 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.0 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.77933°N / 115.45067°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (42 km / 26 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) WSW of Holtville (pop: 6,400) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) E of El Centro (pop: 44,000) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) NNE of Calexico (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SE of Imperial (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) N of Mexicali (Mexico) (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) NE of Santa Isabel (Mexico) (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) E of Seeley (Imperial County) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) SSE of Brawley (Imperial County) (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
3503 km (2177 mi) W of Washington (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
3503 km (2177 mi) W of Washington DC (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 106 joules (0.554 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.0||6 km||8km WSW of Holtville, CA (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 1.0, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.