Mag. 2.4 earthquake - 6km SW of Heber, CA (USA), on Friday, 31 October 1980 at 14:35 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 2 km depth
Depth: 1.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.68783°N / 115.57633°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) N of Santa Isabel (Mexico) (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) SW of Heber (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (5 mi) W of Calexico (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) S of El Centro (pop: 44,000) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) N of Progreso (Mexico) (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) WNW of Mexicali (Mexico) (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SE of Seeley (Imperial County) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) S of Imperial (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
3518 km (2186 mi) W of Washington (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
3518 km (2186 mi) W of Washington DC (pop: 601,700) --> 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||1.8 km||6km SW of Heber, 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 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.