International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis


Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 256080
Event time 2020-09-03 13:46:47 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-03 20:46:47 - [It was night in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 13:48:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 2.1
Depth 10 km
Class Micro
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 1
Possible effects People do not feel any Earth movement.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Location
Continent North-America
Country Mexico
Administration area
Nearest settlement La Centella
Distance 2 km
Course S
Surface type underground quake



Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest airports
El Centro NAF Airport (Vraciu Field) (27.73 km), Imperial County Airport (29.26 km), General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport (39.56 km)
Nearest volcanoes
Prieto, Cerro volcano (37.85 km)
Quick Analysis
Due to the small magnitude of the earthquake and the moderate depth of the hypocenter, minimal damage is conceivable.