Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 10km WNW of Progreso, Mexico on Monday, 17 September 2012
17 Sep 21:15 UTC: First to report: USGS after 14 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Mon, 17 Sep 2012 14:01 (America/Tijuana)
Depth: 8.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.6317°N / 115.678°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (42 km / 26 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) NW of Colonia Sonora (pop: 100)
7 km (4 mi) NW of Emiliano Zapata (Colonia Progreso) (pop: 100)
10 km (6 mi) W of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300)
125 km (78 mi) E of Tijuana (pop: 1,376,500)
140 km (87 mi) E of San Diego (pop: 1,394,900)
2206 km (1371 mi) NW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Mon, 17 Sep 2012 14:01 (America/Tijuana) (17 Sep 21:01:10 UTC)||M 2.0 / 8.4 km||10km WNW of Progreso, 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 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.