Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 65km WSW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Sunday, 30 November 1980 at 12:02 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.99183°N / 115.79867°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) ENE of La Huerta (pop: 131) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) ENE of Fraccionamiento del Valle (pop: 1,050) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) SSW of Progreso (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) SW of Delta (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) WSW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SSW of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SSW of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SSW of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ENE of Rodolfo Sanchez Taboada (Maneadero) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
2173 km (1350 mi) NW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||6 km||65km WSW 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 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.