Mag. 2.1 earthquake - 65km SW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Monday, 13 October 1980 at 16:40 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.81883°N / 115.66133°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (75 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) NE of Héroes de la Independencia (pop: 752) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) E of Fraccionamiento del Valle (pop: 1,050) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SW of Durango (pop: 1,590) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) WSW of Ejido Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (El Indiviso) (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SW of Delta (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SW of Estacion Coahuila (Estación Coahuila) (pop: 7,600) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSW of Ejido Michoacan de Ocampo (pop: 3,090) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SE of Cereso del Hongo (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
2151 km (1337 mi) NW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.1||6 km||65km SW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, 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 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.