Mag. 1.6 earthquake - 11km W of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Friday, 14 November 1980 at 16:07 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.231°N / 115.2855°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SSW of Cucapah Mestizo (pop: 292) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (2 mi) WSW of Durango (pop: 1,590) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Delta (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WSW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) W of Ejido Plan de Ayala (pop: 1,650) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) S of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) SSE of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) WSW of San Luis Rio Colorado (pop: 158,100) --> See nearby quakes!
2150 km (1336 mi) NW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.6||6 km||11km W of Alberto Oviedo Mota, 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 1.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.