Mag. 1.9 earthquake - 66km E of Maneadero, B.C., MX (Mexico), on Wednesday, 3 December 1980 at 15:23 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 6 km depth
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.8025°N / 115.87667°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (87 km / 54 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) N of Héroes de la Independencia (pop: 752) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) ESE of Fraccionamiento del Valle (pop: 1,050) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) E of Rodolfo Sanchez Taboada (Maneadero) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) E of Ensenada (pop: 279,800) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) SW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSW of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSW of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SSW of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) SE of Tecate (pop: 64,800) --> See nearby quakes!
2166 km (1346 mi) NW of Mexiko (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 107 joules (12.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.9||6 km||66km E of Maneadero, 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 1.9, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.