Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - 25 km southeast of Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, on Wednesday, 23 Dec 2020 2:22 pm (GMT -8) -

Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - 25 km southeast of Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, on Wednesday, 23 Dec 2020 2:22 pm (GMT -8)

Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 19 km depth

23 Dec 22:24 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
24 Dec 00:04: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.2 to 15.2 km (from 6.3 to 9.4 mi).
24 Dec 02:14: Now using data updates from SSN
Date & time: 23 Dec 2020 22:22:19 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 23 Dec 2020 2:22 pm (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 19.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.47°N / 115.26°W (Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (99 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SW of Ejido Chihuahua (pop: 628) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NNW of Delta (pop: 5,180) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) NW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SE of Calexico (California, USA) (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) ESE of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) W of San Luis (Yuma County, Arizona, USA) (pop: 31,500) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) SE of El Centro (California, USA) (pop: 44,000) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) W of San Luis Rio Colorado (Sonora) (pop: 158,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.619 km25 Km Al NOROESTE De GPE VICTORIA(KM.43), BC, MexicoSSN
3.315 kmBAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICOEMSC
3.315 km18km W of Delta, B.C., MX, MexicoUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Green River, Wyoming / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating
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