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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Michoacan, 53 km southeast of Tecoman, Colima, Mexico, on Wednesday, Oct 5, 2022 at 4:29 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Michoacan, 53 km southeast of Tecoman, Colima, Mexico, on Wednesday, Oct 5, 2022 at 4:29 pm (GMT -5) Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Michoacan, 53 km southeast of Tecoman, Colima, Mexico, on Wednesday, Oct 5, 2022 at 4:29 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 28 km depth

5 Oct 21:56 UTC: First to report: SSN after 27 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 5, 2022 21:29:19 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Oct 5, 2022 at 4:29 pm (GMT -5)
Depth28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude18.59°N / 103.51°W (Aquila, Michoacan, Mexico)
Antipode18.59°S / 76.49°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoColima (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities1 km (1 mi) SSW of Aquila (pop: 1,740) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
10 km (6 mi) NE of La Placita de Morelos (pop: 1,440) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (13 mi) SE of La Loma (Michoacán de Ocampo) (pop: 7,310) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
42 km (26 mi) WSW of Matamoros (Centro, Michoacán de Ocampo) (pop: 10,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) SE of Tecoman (Colima) (pop: 85,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
62 km (38 mi) SE of Armeria (Ciudad de Armería, Colima) (pop: 15,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
274 km (170 mi) WSW of Morelia (Michoacán de Ocampo) (pop: 597,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
470 km (292 mi) W of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 27.8°C (82 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from SW
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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4.028 kmNear Coast of Michoacan, MexicoRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Sierra la Laguna Baja California Sur, Mexico (SLBS/IU network) | Distance from quake: 875 km / 544 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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