Mag. 2.0 earthquake - 3km S of Calexico, CA (Mexico), on Friday, 31 October 1980 at 13:50 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.652°N / 115.50383°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) S of Calexico (USA) (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (2 mi) ENE of Las Palmeras (Ejido Orizaba) (pop: 180) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) WNW of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) ENE of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NE of Progreso (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) SSE of El Centro (USA) (pop: 44,000) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) NW of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSW of Holtville (USA) (pop: 6,400) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SSE of Imperial (USA) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
2195 km (1364 mi) NW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.0||0.1 km||3km S of Calexico, CA (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 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.