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Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 63 km south of Matamoros, Mexico, on Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 6:42 am (GMT -5) -

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 63 km south of Matamoros, Mexico, on Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 6:42 am (GMT -5) Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 63 km south of Matamoros, Mexico, on Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 6:42 am (GMT -5)

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 5 km depth

23 Sep 12:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 24 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 23, 2022 11:42:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Sep 23, 2022 at 6:42 am (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4
Depth5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude18.22°N / 103.25°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode18.22°S / 76.75°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoColima (149 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities5 km (3 mi) S of Santa Cruz de Cachan (pop: 165) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) SE of La Placita de Morelos (pop: 1,440) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) SSE of Aquila (pop: 1,740) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
61 km (38 mi) SSE of Villa Victoria (pop: 1,010) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) S of Matamoros (Centro) (pop: 10,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
69 km (43 mi) SE of La Loma (pop: 7,310) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (47 mi) SW of Aguililla (pop: 8,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
454 km (282 mi) WSW of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 24.9°C (77 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NNE
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.05 kmMexico: 63 Km Al SUR De COALCOMAN, MICHSSN
4.05 kmOFFSHORE MICHOACAN, MEXICOEMSC
4.05 kmNear Coast of Michoacan, MexicoRaspberryShake

Seismograms

Seismic station: Sierra la Laguna Baja California Sur, Mexico (SLBS/IU network) | Distance from quake: 923 km / 574 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Sierra la Laguna Baja California Sur, Mexico: 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 (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Zacoalco de Torres, Jalisco (225.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
Jun 3, 1932 10:36
90 years ago
8.1

15 km
183km / 114mi1 km NW of Jiquilpan, San Gabriel, Jalisco, MexicoMore
Oct 9, 1995 15:35
27 years ago
8.0

33 km
137km / 85mi16 km SE of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
Sep 19, 1985 13:17
37 years ago
8.0

28 km
76km / 47mi41 km NW of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Jun 18, 1932 10:12
90 years ago
7.8

15 km
150km / 93miArandas, Jalisco, 25 km NW of Ciudad de Villa de Alvarez, Colima, MexicoMore
Sep 19, 2022 18:05
2 weeks ago
7.7

15 km
4km / 3miNorth Pacific Ocean, 99 km SE of Tecoman, Colima, MexicoMore
Jun 22, 1932 12:59
90 years ago
7.7

25 km
164km / 102miJalisco, 31 km NE of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
Jan 22, 2003 02:06
20 years ago
7.6

24 km
109km / 68mi29 km SW of Tecoman, Colima, MexicoMore
Sep 21, 1985 01:37
37 years ago
7.6

31 km
176km / 109mi20 km NW of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo de Azueta, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Mar 14, 1979 11:07
44 years ago
7.6

49 km
214km / 133mi35 km NE of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo de Azueta, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Apr 15, 1941 19:09
82 years ago
7.6

30 km
59km / 37mi3.8 km W of Varaloso, Coalcoman de Vazquez Pallares, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Jun 7, 1911 11:02
111 years ago
7.6

30 km
91km / 57mi6.8 km W of Tumbiscatio de Ruiz, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Jan 30, 1973 21:01
50 years ago
7.5

43 km
40km / 25mi95 km SW of Apatzingan, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Feb 22, 1943 09:20
80 years ago
7.4

20 km
209km / 130mi23 km SE of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo de Azueta, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Oct 25, 1981 03:22
41 years ago
7.3

33 km
125km / 77miIsla La Palma, Guerrero, 17 km NE of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Jan 11, 1997 20:28
26 years ago
7.2

33 km
52km / 32miArteaga, 63 km NW of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Nov 30, 1934 02:05
88 years ago
7.1

15 km
216km / 134mi120 km SW of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
Apr 30, 1986 07:07
36 years ago
7.0

27 km
36km / 22miCoalcoman de Vazquez Pallares, 93 km NW of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Sep 22, 2022 06:16
14 days ago
6.9

12 km
25km / 15miNorth Pacific Ocean, 149 km SE of Colima, MexicoMore
Jul 15, 1996 21:23
26 years ago
6.8

18 km
251km / 156mi33 km E of Petatlan, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Jun 29, 1935 06:48
87 years ago
6.8

25 km
69km / 43mi10.9 km S of Boca de Apiza, Coahuayana, MexicoMore
Jul 25, 1932 09:12
90 years ago
6.8

20 km
99km / 61mi13 km SW of Tecoman, Colima, MexicoMore
May 8, 1933 10:33
89 years ago
6.7

30 km
261km / 162mi13 km NE of Papanoa, Técpan de Galeana, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Dec 13, 1933 21:23
89 years ago
6.6

20 km
136km / 85mi59 km S of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
Dec 7, 1932 16:22
90 years ago
6.6

15 km
112km / 70mi65 km SW of Tecoman, Colima, MexicoMore
Apr 11, 2012 22:55
10 years ago
6.5

20 km
59km / 37mi24 km E of La Higuera, Aquila, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Aug 9, 2000 11:41
22 years ago
6.5

46 km
81km / 51mi37 km NW of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, MexicoMore
May 22, 1997 07:50
25 years ago
6.5

70 km
181km / 113miChurumuco, 94 km SE of Uruapan, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Dec 10, 1994 16:17
28 years ago
6.5

48 km
197km / 123miCoahuayutla de José Maria Izazaga, 58 km N of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, MexicoMore
Sep 24, 2008 02:33
14 years ago
6.4

12 km
247km / 154mi261 km SW of Colima, MexicoMore
Dec 11, 1995 14:09
27 years ago
6.4

20 km
247km / 153mi121 km W of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
Jul 10, 1933 03:22
89 years ago
6.4

15 km
84km / 52mi77 km S of Tecoman, Colima, MexicoMore
Apr 9, 1933 03:58
90 years ago
6.4

15 km
220km / 137mi117 km SW of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
Aug 7, 1925 07:47
97 years ago
6.4

75 km
211km / 131miTuricato, 46 km W of Huetamo de Nuñez, Michoacan, MexicoMore
May 1, 1921 05:39
102 years ago
6.4

15 km
116km / 72mi55 km SW of Tecoman, Colima, MexicoMore
May 20, 2001 04:21
21 years ago
6.3

33 km
142km / 89mi35 km S of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
Jun 21, 1999 17:43
23 years ago
6.3

69 km
181km / 113miCoahuayutla de José Maria Izazaga, Guerrero, 82 km NE of Lazaro Cardenas, MexicoMore
May 11, 1938 14:44
84 years ago
6.3

20 km
276km / 171mi78 km SW of Técpan de Galeana, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Dec 14, 1933 07:16
89 years ago
6.3

30 km
52km / 33miChinicuila, Michoacan, 53 km SE of Tecoman, Colima, MexicoMore
Jun 7, 2016 10:51
6 years ago
6.2

10 km
206km / 128miNorth Pacific Ocean, 120 km SW of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
Apr 29, 2001 21:26
21 years ago
6.2

10 km
148km / 92mi47 km SW of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
Oct 21, 1950 09:43
72 years ago
6.2

15 km
255km / 159mi288 km SW of Colima, MexicoMore
Aug 11, 2006 14:30
16 years ago
6.1

56 km
235km / 146mi19 km SW of Huetamo de Nuñez, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Jan 1, 2004 23:31
19 years ago
6.1

29 km
222km / 138mi6.7 km SW of Petatlan, Guerrero, MexicoMore
May 19, 2003 16:27
19 years ago
6.1

10 km
247km / 153mi212 km SW of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
Dec 11, 1995 19:44
27 years ago
6.1

20 km
243km / 151mi137 km SW of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
Jan 26, 1974 05:35
49 years ago
6.1

33 km
45km / 28miAquila, Michoacan, 62 km SE of Tecoman, Colima, MexicoMore
Jan 22, 1973 00:37
50 years ago
6.1

33 km
186km / 116mi87 km SW of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
Apr 26, 1968 17:47
54 years ago
6.1

30 km
40km / 25mi1.6 km E of El Duin, Aquila, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Apr 20, 1998 22:59
24 years ago
6.0

67 km
219km / 136miGuerrero, 34 km W of Huetamo de Nuñez, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Oct 12, 1995 16:52
27 years ago
6.0

16 km
104km / 65mi19 km SW of Tecoman, Colima, MexicoMore
Oct 18, 1973 10:49
49 years ago
6.0

45 km
223km / 138miJalisco, 73 km NW of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
Apr 22, 2013 01:16
9 years ago
5.9

29 km
124km / 77miGuerrero, 21 km NE of Las Guacamayas, Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Jan 22, 2003 19:41
20 years ago
5.9

10 km
136km / 85mi33 km S of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
May 5, 1986 05:46
36 years ago
5.9

38 km
63km / 39miArteaga, 50 km NW of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Oct 29, 1985 15:02
37 years ago
5.9

39 km
74km / 46mi40 km NW of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Nov 15, 1975 15:28
47 years ago
5.9

33 km
113km / 70mi29 km N of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Mar 21, 1964 15:08
59 years ago
5.9

35 km
24km / 15mi3.5 km E of Motin del Oro, Aquila, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Sep 20, 2022 08:17
2 weeks ago
5.8

13 km
52km / 32miNorth Pacific Ocean, 73 km S of Tecoman, Colima, MexicoMore
Feb 20, 2013 21:23
10 years ago
5.8

16 km
80km / 50miNorth Pacific Ocean, 31 km S of Tecoman, Colima, MexicoMore
Oct 6, 1995 05:13
27 years ago
5.8

33 km
139km / 86mi26 km S of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
Sep 25, 1985 07:43
37 years ago
5.7

30 km
54km / 33mi61 km NW of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Mar 9, 1981 22:38
42 years ago
5.7

56 km
97km / 60mi10 km S of Tecoman, Colima, MexicoMore
Apr 11, 1966 17:17
57 years ago
5.7

30 km
74km / 46mi10.6 km NW of Los Llanos del Bejuco (El Bejuco), MexicoMore
Feb 28, 2005 01:05
18 years ago
5.6

10 km
154km / 96mi47 km SW of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
Jul 3, 1973 03:59
49 years ago
5.6

125 km
179km / 111mi41 km SE of Uruapan, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Feb 10, 1973 11:53
50 years ago
5.6

33 km
80km / 50miChinicuila, Michoacan, 45 km SE of Colima, MexicoMore
Jun 4, 1960 02:27
62 years ago
5.6

50 km
200km / 124mi1.2 km N of Plazola, La Huerta, Jalisco, MexicoMore
Feb 9, 2018 14:05
5 years ago
5.5

26 km
167km / 104miNorth Pacific Ocean, 24 km W of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
Oct 23, 2016 22:59
6 years ago
5.5

10 km
169km / 105miNorth Pacific Ocean, 28 km W of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
Nov 19, 2006 06:59
16 years ago
5.5

18 km
134km / 83mi74 km S of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
Jan 22, 2003 20:15
20 years ago
5.5

10 km
141km / 87mi44 km S of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
May 8, 2001 05:15
21 years ago
5.5

33 km
115km / 71mi34 km SW of Tecoman, Colima, MexicoMore
Jan 16, 1997 21:41
26 years ago
5.5

28 km
62km / 39mi50 km W of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Jan 25, 1996 12:45
27 years ago
5.5

77 km
123km / 76mi69 km S of Apatzingan, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Dec 8, 1989 02:26
33 years ago
5.5

67 km
166km / 103mi14 km NW of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
Dec 8, 1983 10:21
39 years ago
5.5

68 km
79km / 49miTumbiscatio, 65 km S of Apatzingan, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Sep 29, 1978 16:21
44 years ago
5.5

96 km
113km / 70miTumbiscatio, 54 km S of Apatzingan, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Sep 20, 2022 19:04
2 weeks ago
5.4

16 km
9km / 6miNorth Pacific Ocean, 133 km SE of Colima, MexicoMore
Dec 1, 2000 14:07
22 years ago
5.4

33 km
95km / 59mi29 km NW of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Mar 7, 2000 04:32
23 years ago
5.4

10 km
144km / 89mi15 km E of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
Jan 29, 1990 02:41
33 years ago
5.4

39 km
74km / 46miArteaga, 48 km NW of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Jul 26, 1981 05:14
41 years ago
5.4

29 km
144km / 89miGuerrero, 44 km NE of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Sep 19, 2022 19:30
2 weeks ago
5.3

6 km
71km / 44miNorth Pacific Ocean, 52 km S of Tecoman, Colima, MexicoMore
Aug 13, 2006 15:14
16 years ago
5.3

21 km
36km / 22miMichoacan, 66 km SE of Tecoman, Colima, MexicoMore
Jul 31, 2006 18:25
16 years ago
5.3

10 km
82km / 51mi33 km S of Tecoman, Colima, MexicoMore
Jun 16, 2001 03:46
21 years ago
5.3

29 km
65km / 40mi48 km W of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Aug 15, 1999 04:11
23 years ago
5.3

86 km
99km / 62miTecalitlan, 77 km SE of Cd. Guzman, Zapotlan El Grande, Jalisco, MexicoMore
May 9, 1996 21:54
26 years ago
5.3

33 km
150km / 93mi13 km SW of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
Sep 29, 1992 19:15
30 years ago
5.3

95 km
131km / 82miTecalitlan, 39 km SE of Cd. Guzman, Zapotlan El Grande, Jalisco, MexicoMore
Jan 19, 1988 16:00
35 years ago
5.3

78 km
75km / 46miCoalcoman de Vazquez Pallares, Michoacan, 89 km E of Tecoman, Colima, MexicoMore
Sep 27, 1987 08:30
35 years ago
5.3

33 km
54km / 34mi84 km S of Tecoman, Colima, MexicoMore
May 21, 2004 04:10
18 years ago
5.2

53 km
47km / 29mi71 km NW of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Apr 11, 2000 18:35
22 years ago
5.2

79 km
84km / 52miArteaga, 49 km NW of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, MexicoMore
May 28, 1985 19:27
37 years ago
5.2

106 km
165km / 103miLa Huacana, 60 km S of Uruapan, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Oct 25, 1981 03:35
41 years ago
5.2

33 km
78km / 49mi58 km SW of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Oct 2, 1981 23:00
41 years ago
5.2

58 km
135km / 84mi123 km S of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
Jan 6, 1979 11:51
44 years ago
5.2

32 km
49km / 31mi68 km NW of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Jul 17, 1976 09:02
46 years ago
5.2

67 km
195km / 121miCihuatlan, Jalisco, 42 km NW of Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoMore
Jul 29, 2021 23:04
1 year 10 weeks ago
5.1

23 km
67km / 41miNorth Pacific Ocean, 51 km W of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, MexicoMore
Apr 29, 2021 11:06
1 year 23 weeks ago
5.1

35 km
113km / 70mi88 km S of Nueva Italia de Ruiz, Mugica, Michoacan, MexicoMore
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