Mag. 2.4 earthquake - 13km SE of Puebla, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Friday, 31 October 1980 at 06:50 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.47033°N / 115.26883°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SW of Ejido Chihuahua (pop: 628) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (2 mi) E of Ejido Michoacan de Ocampo (pop: 3,090) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) WNW of Ejido Saltillo (pop: 1,560) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NNW of Delta (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) W of Ejido Jiquilpan (pop: 1,680) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) N of Durango (pop: 1,590) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) NW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
2165 km (1345 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||15 km||13km SE of Puebla, 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.