Mag. 2.4 earthquake - 64km E of Maneadero, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Thursday, 16 October 1980 at 03:40 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.82133°N / 115.90083°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (87 km / 54 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (15 mi) N of Héroes de la Independencia (pop: 752) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) ESE of Fraccionamiento del Valle (pop: 1,050) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) E of Rodolfo Sanchez Taboada (Maneadero) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) E of Ensenada (pop: 279,800) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSW of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSW of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SSW of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) SE of Tecate (pop: 64,800) --> See nearby quakes!
2170 km (1348 mi) NW of Mexico City (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||6 km||64km E of Maneadero, 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.