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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 13km SE of Salina Cruz, Mexico on Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake  - 13km SE of Salina Cruz, Mexico on Tuesday, 2 October 2018
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 25.4 to 38.9 km.
Date & time: Tue, 2 Oct 17:45:04 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2018-10-02 11:45:04 -06:00
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 38.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.0863°N / 95.1047°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (240 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5*10^11 J (69.8 MWh / 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
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"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 3 Oct 2018
Wed, 3 Oct 02:42 UTCM 4.0 / 8 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 3 Oct 05:27 UTCM 4.1 / 16 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Fri, 5 Oct 2018
Fri, 5 Oct 20:24 UTCM 4.2 / 95 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 7 Oct 2018
Sun, 7 Oct 03:52 UTCM 4.1 / 16 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 7 Oct 09:57 UTCM 4.0 / 6 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 7 Oct 18:12 UTCM 4.3 / 72 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 8 Oct 2018
Mon, 8 Oct 22:44 UTCM 4.0 / 20 km - [info]OFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 17 Oct 2018
Wed, 17 Oct 14:15 UTCM 4.0 / 81 km - [info]OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 23 Oct 2018
Tue, 23 Oct 04:11 UTCM 4.3 / 17 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 23 Oct 21:19 UTCM 4.0 / 73 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 24 Oct 2018
Wed, 24 Oct 02:25 UTCM 4.1 / 33 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 24 Oct 17:12 UTCM 4.4 / 53 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 24 Oct 18:08 UTCM 4.3 / 16 km - [info]OFF COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
Thu, 25 Oct 02:09 UTCM 4.1 / 65 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Fri, 26 Oct 2018
Fri, 26 Oct 04:57 UTCM 4.0 / 57 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 27 Oct 2018
Sat, 27 Oct 22:09 UTCM 4.0 / 23 km - [info]OFF COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 28 Oct 2018
Sun, 28 Oct 16:43 UTCM 4.1 / 16 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Mon, 29 Oct 03:59 UTCM 4.0 / 72 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 29 Oct 19:09 UTCM 4.1 / 84 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 30 Oct 2018
Tue, 30 Oct 02:18 UTCM 4.1 / 59 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Thu, 1 Nov 2018
Thu, 1 Nov 11:07 UTCM 4.3 / 24 km - [info]OFF COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 3 Nov 2018
Sat, 3 Nov 01:49 UTCM 4.1 / 64 km - [info]OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 4 Nov 2018
Sun, 4 Nov 14:56 UTCM 4.1 / 18 km - [info]OFF COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 5 Nov 2018
Mon, 5 Nov 10:36 UTCM 4.4 / 42.6 km - [info]- 2km WSW of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico[Map]USGS
Tue, 6 Nov 2018
Tue, 6 Nov 05:01 UTCM 4.6 / 16 km - [info]OFF COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 6 Nov 05:28 UTCM 4.2 / 16 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 7 Nov 2018
Wed, 7 Nov 06:35 UTCM 4.1 / 16 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Thu, 8 Nov 2018
Thu, 8 Nov 11:14 UTCM 4.1 / 33 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Fri, 9 Nov 2018
Fri, 9 Nov 02:44 UTCM 4.3 / 66 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
Sat, 10 Nov 21:22 UTCM 4.4 / 93 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 11 Nov 2018
Sun, 11 Nov 14:40 UTCM 4.2 / 26 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 11 Nov 23:57 UTCM 4.1 / 62 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 13 Nov 2018
Tue, 13 Nov 21:07 UTCM 4.1 / 17 km - [info]OFF COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 14 Nov 2018
Wed, 14 Nov 03:04 UTCM 4.0 / 60 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 14 Nov 03:15 UTCM 4.1 / 16 km - [info]OFF COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 14 Nov 06:24 UTCM 4.1 / 16 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Thu, 15 Nov 2018
Thu, 15 Nov 05:58 UTCM 4.0 / 60 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Thu, 15 Nov 06:16 UTCM 4.4 / 68 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 17 Nov 2018
Sat, 17 Nov 02:19 UTCM 4.0 / 13 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 19 Nov 2018
Mon, 19 Nov 05:10 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 21 Nov 2018
Wed, 21 Nov 23:49 UTCM 4.2 / 67 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Thu, 22 Nov 2018
Thu, 22 Nov 03:28 UTCM 4.0 / 72 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Fri, 23 Nov 2018
Fri, 23 Nov 13:28 UTCM 4.3 / 25 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sat, 24 Nov 2018
Sat, 24 Nov 19:54 UTCM 4.3 / 14 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 25 Nov 2018
Sun, 25 Nov 10:57 UTCM 4.2 / 27 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Mon, 26 Nov 2018
Mon, 26 Nov 01:31 UTCM 4.1 / 14 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Tue, 27 Nov 2018
Tue, 27 Nov 05:56 UTCM 4.0 / 18 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Wed, 28 Nov 2018
Wed, 28 Nov 13:41 UTCM 4.2 / 16 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 2 Dec 2018
Sun, 2 Dec 12:05 UTCM 4.2 / 18 km - [info]OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC
Sun, 2 Dec 14:02 UTCM 4.2 / 50 km - [info]OAXACA, MEXICO[Map]EMSC

 

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