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Event status: uncertain, preliminary [?]

Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: 2.7 km south of Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico, Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 2:36 pm (GMT -8) -

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Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: 2.7 km south of Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico, Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 2:36 pm (GMT -8) Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: 2.7 km south of Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico, Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 2:36 pm (GMT -8)
22 Sep 22:42 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 6 minutes.
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Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 22, 2022 22:36:07 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 2:36 pm (GMT -8)
Statusuncertain, preliminary
Magnitudeunknown (3.8?)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude32.33674°N / 117.04084°W (Playas de Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico)
Antipode32.337°S / 62.959°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt6 reports
Primary data sourceVolcanoDiscovery (User-reported shaking)
Nearest volcanoSalton Buttes (205 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities3 km (2 mi) SSE of Rosarito (pop: 65,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
12 km (7 mi) SSW of Villa del Prado 2da Seccion (pop: 18,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
12 km (7 mi) S of Porticos de San Antonio (Tijuana) (pop: 34,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
12 km (8 mi) SW of Las Delicias (pop: 15,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) SSW of La Joya (pop: 26,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
19 km (12 mi) S of Tijuana (pop: 1,301,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) SW of Terrazas del Valle (pop: 20,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
152 km (95 mi) WSW of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 20.7°C (69 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from NW
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Seismic station: Barrett (BAR/CI network) | Distance from quake: 52 km / 32 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Barrett: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (7)

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Rosaito (7.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : This may also be those mysterious sonic booms comming from San Diego (aka military weapons). Though it was quick, it sounded like the roof of my house was going to rattle off. | One user found this interesting.  
Quinta Los Delfines Centro Cultural / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : It was a quick, loud boom. We weren’t sure at first if it was a sonic boom, or an earthquake, but the windows and doors rattled.  
Playas de Rosarito / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : It felt like a vibration and water on a jar move | One user found this interesting.  
popotla, bc (3.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : light shaking for about 1-2 seconds  
Rosarito baja california (7.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s : Estoy bien  
BAJA Rosrito MX (4.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / very short : In my condo on the second floor watching TV  
National City / not felt (reported through our app)

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