Mag. 2.2 earthquake - 9km SW of Heber, CA (USA), on Friday, 31 October 1980 at 14:58 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 1 km depth
Depth: 0.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.678°N / 115.6035°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (3 mi) NNW of Santa Isabel (Mexico) (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) SW of Heber (pop: 4,280) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) W of Calexico (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) N of Progreso (Mexico) (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SSW of El Centro (pop: 44,000) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) WNW of Mexicali (Mexico) (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SSE of Seeley (Imperial County) (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) S of Imperial (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
3521 km (2188 mi) W of Washington (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
3521 km (2188 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||0.9 km||9km 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 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.