Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - Mexico on Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 1:09 am (GMT -8) -
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Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 16 km depth
15 Jan 14:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 1:09 am (GMT -8)
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.08°N / 113.57°W (Gulf of California, Mexico)
Antipode: 30.08°S / 66.43°E
Nearest volcano: Isla San Luis (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km (45 mi) WSW of Puerto Lobos (pop: 121) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) WNW of La Libertad (pop: 2,780) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) SW of Plutarco Elias Calles (La Y Griega) (pop: 3,730) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) S of Puerto Peñasco (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) WSW of Heroica Caborca (pop: 59,900) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) WSW of Pitiquito (pop: 5,410) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SE of San Felipe (San Felípe) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) WSW of Altar (pop: 7,930) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) N of San Luis (Ensenada) (pop: 7,870) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) SSW of Sonoita (Sonoyta) (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|3.8||16 km||Mexico: 137 Km Al SUR De PUERTO PEÑASCO, SON||SSN|
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