Mag. 2.2 earthquake - 3km WSW of El Centro, CA (USA), on Friday, 31 October 1980 at 13:14 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.78183°N / 115.58433°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) WSW of El Centro (pop: 44,000) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (5 mi) S of Imperial (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) E of Seeley (Imperial County) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NW of Calexico (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) N of Santa Isabel (Mexico) (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) W of Holtville (pop: 6,400) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NW of Mexicali (Mexico) (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SSW of Brawley (Imperial County) (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
3515 km (2184 mi) W of Washington (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
3515 km (2184 mi) W of Washington DC (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.2||15 km||3km WSW of El Centro, CA (USA)||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.