Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Colonia la Puerta, 5.7 km west of Colonia La Puerta, Mexico, on Monday, 21 Dec 2020 4:30 pm (GMT -8) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Colonia la Puerta, 5.7 km west of Colonia La Puerta, Mexico, on Monday, 21 Dec 2020 4:30 pm (GMT -8)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 15 km depth

22 Dec 00:32 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
22 Dec 00:34: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.0 to 10.5 km (from 5 to 6.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 12 km (7.2 mi) towards SSW.
22 Dec 01:16: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.5 to 15.2 km (from 6.5 to 9.4 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.6 km (1.6 mi) towards SSE.
Date & time: 22 Dec 2020 00:30:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 21 Dec 2020 4:30 pm (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 15.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.33717°N / 115.39083°W (Colonia la Puerta, Baja California, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (96 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) W of Colonia La Puerta (pop: 885) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) W of Delta (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) S of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) W of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SE of Progreso (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) S of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSE of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSE of Calexico (California, USA) (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSE of El Centro (California, USA) (pop: 44,000) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) WSW of San Luis Rio Colorado (Sonora) (pop: 158,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 24°C (75 F), humidity: 12%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from SW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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4.015 km19km W of Delta, B.C., MX, MexicoUSGS

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Chula Vista / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : I was laying in bed when i heard the ground rumble and felt the shake for a couple seconds. | 2 users found this interesting.  
343 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / not felt / complex motion difficult to describe / very short : Building made settling sounds | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
173.5 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
363.7 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Mexicali (29 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Chula Vista / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : I was laying in bed when i heard the ground rumble and felt the shake for a couple seconds.  
MEXICO (MEX) / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
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