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Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - 81 km north of Santa Rosalia, Mulegé, Baja California Sur, Mexico, on Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023 at 3:49 pm (GMT -7) -

Updated: Jan 27, 2023 10:38 GMT -
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Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - 81 km north of Santa Rosalia, Mulegé, Baja California Sur, Mexico, on Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023 at 3:49 pm (GMT -7) Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - 81 km north of Santa Rosalia, Mulegé, Baja California Sur, Mexico, on Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023 at 3:49 pm (GMT -7)

Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 12 km depth

26 Jan 02:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 3 hours.
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Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 25, 2023 22:49:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Jan 25, 2023 at 3:49 pm (GMT -7)
Depth12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude28.07°N / 112.25°W (Gulf of California, Mexico)
Antipode28.07°S / 67.75°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoEl Aguajito (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities81 km (50 mi) N of Santa Rosalia (pop: 11,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (55 mi) SSW of Bahia de Kino (Bahía de Kino) (pop: 6,050) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
97 km (60 mi) SW of Providencia (pop: 4,920) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
114 km (71 mi) SW of Miguel Aleman (La Doce) (Miguel Alemán) (pop: 30,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
121 km (75 mi) ENE of Villa Alberto Andrés Alvarado Aramburo (Villa Alberto Andrés Alvarado Arámburo) (pop: 6,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
134 km (83 mi) W of Guaymas (pop: 113,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
142 km (88 mi) W of Empalme (pop: 42,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
169 km (105 mi) SW of Hermosillo (pop: 715,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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3.812 kmMexico: 81 Km Al NORTE De SANTA ROSALIA, BCSSSN
3.812 kmMexico: Gulf of CaliforniaRaspberryShake


Seismic station: SANTA ROSALIA (SRIG/MX network) | Distance from quake: 83 km / 52 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station SANTA ROSALIA: 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. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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