Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 4km S of Progreso, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Friday, 31 October 1980 at 13:11 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.5405°N / 115.58833°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) SE of Pobladito de los Ponce (pop: 15) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (3 mi) S of Progreso (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) S of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SW of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSW of Calexico (USA) (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) W of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) WNW of Ejido Michoacan de Ocampo (pop: 3,090) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) S of El Centro (USA) (pop: 44,000) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) WNW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
2194 km (1363 mi) NW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||15 km||4km S of Progreso, 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.