Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 7km WNW of Delta, B.C., MX, Mexico, on Tuesday, 2 March 2021 at 04:26 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 7 km depth
2 Mar 22:42 UTC: First to report: USGS after 18 hours.
Date & time: 2 Mar 2021 04:26:11 UTC -
Depth: 6.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.38617°N / 115.2605°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SSE of Ejido Otilio Montaño (pop: 47) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) WNW of Delta (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) NE of Colonia La Puerta (pop: 885) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) WSW of Ejido Saltillo (pop: 1,560) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) N of Durango (pop: 1,590) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) S of Ejido Tamaulipas (pop: 598) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SSE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SW of Benito Juarez (pop: 4,170) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) NW of Estacion Coahuila (Estación Coahuila) (pop: 7,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.8||6.8 km||7km WNW of Delta, B.C., MX, Mexico||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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