Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 70km E of Maneadero, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Thursday, 16 October 1980 at 23:02 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.76417°N / 115.82483°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) NNE of Héroes de la Independencia (pop: 752) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) ESE of Fraccionamiento del Valle (pop: 1,050) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) E of Rodolfo Sanchez Taboada (Maneadero) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) E of Ensenada (pop: 279,800) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SW of Durango (pop: 1,590) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SW of Delta (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SSE of Cereso del Hongo (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) WSW of Estacion Coahuila (Estación Coahuila) (pop: 7,600) --> See nearby quakes!
2160 km (1342 mi) NW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||6 km||70km E of Maneadero, B.C., MX (Mexico)||USGS|
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