Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 8km N of Progreso, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Friday, 31 October 1980 at 12:55 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.6535°N / 115.60067°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (38 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) E of Centinela Tercera Seccion (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
3 km (2 mi) NW of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) N of Progreso (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) WSW of Calexico (USA) (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) W of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSW of El Centro (USA) (pop: 44,000) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) S of Imperial (USA) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) WNW of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) WNW of San Luis Rio Colorado (pop: 158,100) --> See nearby quakes!
2202 km (1368 mi) NW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||15 km||8km N of Progreso, B.C., MX (Mexico)||USGS|
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