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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 23 Km Al NORTE De GPE VICTORIA(KM.43), BC, Mexico, on 2020-10-18 05:31:35 (Hora de México)

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake  - 23 Km Al NORTE De  GPE VICTORIA(KM.43), BC, Mexico, on 2020-10-18 05:31:35 (Hora de México)
18 Oct 10:34 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
18 Oct 10:37: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.5.
18 Oct 11:00: Now using data updates from SSN
Date & time: 2020-10-18 10:31:35 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-18 05:31:35 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.5°N / 115.13°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (93 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) S of San Luis Potosí (pop: 900)
5 km (3 mi) E of Poblado Torchoza (pop: 100)
6 km (4 mi) NW of Ejido Quintana Roo (pop: 2,300)
176 km (109 mi) E of Tijuana (pop: 1,376,500)
192 km (119 mi) E of San Diego (pop: 1,394,900)
2157 km (1340 mi) NW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 22.8°C (73 F), humidity: 31%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: SSN
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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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.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-10-18 10:31:35 UTC
2020-10-18 05:31:35 (Hora de México)
M 4.0 / 16 km23 Km Al NORTE De GPE VICTORIA(KM.43), BC, MexicoSSN
2020-10-18 10:31:33 UTCM 3.5 / 33 kmBaja California, MexicoEMSC
2020-10-18 10:31:34 UTC
18 Oct 3:31 am (GMT -7)
M 3.5 / 21.4 km12km NNE of Delta, B.C., MX, MexicoUSGS

User reports for this quake (5)

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24.1 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single vertical bump / very short : Me desperto
Mexicali baja California México / not felt
Mexicali / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Mexicali,Baja california Mexico / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Mexicali / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s

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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 23 Km Al NORTE De GPE VICTORIA(KM.43), BC, Mexico, on 2020-10-18 05:31:35 (Hora de México)

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