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Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 59 km south of Aquila, Michoacan, Mexico, on Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 at 6:31 am (GMT -5) -

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 59 km south of Aquila, Michoacan, Mexico, on Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 at 6:31 am (GMT -5) Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 59 km south of Aquila, Michoacan, Mexico, on Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 at 6:31 am (GMT -5)

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 14 km depth

29 Sep 11:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
29 Sep 11:49: Now using data updates from SSN

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 29, 2022 11:31:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Sep 29, 2022 at 6:31 am (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4
Depth14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude18.11°N / 103.3°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode18.11°S / 76.7°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoColima (160 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities18 km (11 mi) SW of Chocola (pop: 71) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
19 km (12 mi) SSE of Maruata (pop: 590) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (16 mi) WSW of Cuilala de Hidalgo (pop: 209) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
56 km (35 mi) SSE of La Placita de Morelos (pop: 1,440) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
59 km (36 mi) SSE of Aquila (pop: 1,740) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
76 km (47 mi) SSE of La Loma (pop: 7,310) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
88 km (55 mi) SW of Aguililla (pop: 8,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
463 km (288 mi) WSW of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 26.8°C (80 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 4 m/s (9 kts) from E
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

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.014 kmMexico: 75 Km Al SUR De COALCOMAN, MICHSSN
4.014 kmNear Coast of Michoacan, MexicoRaspberryShake
4.014 kmOFFSHORE MICHOACAN, MEXICOEMSC

Seismograms

Seismic station: Sierra la Laguna Baja California Sur, Mexico (SLBS/IU network) | Distance from quake: 927 km / 576 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

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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