Mag. 2.4 earthquake - 41km ESE of Estacion Coahuila, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Friday, 17 October 1980 at 12:07 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.07933°N / 114.586°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (77 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) ESE of Juarez Leyes de Reforma (pop: 87) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) E of Ejido Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (El Indiviso) (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ESE of Ejido Plan de Ayala (pop: 1,650) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSE of San Luis Rio Colorado (pop: 158,100) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SSE of San Luis (Yuma County, USA) (pop: 31,500) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) ESE of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) SSE of Somerton (Yuma County, USA) (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) S of Arizona (USA) (pop: 94,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
2088 km (1297 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||6 km||41km ESE of Estacion Coahuila, B.C., MX (Mexico)||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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