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Weak mag. 3.2 earthquake - Baja California, Mexico, on Thursday, Jan 27, 2022 at 2:05 pm (GMT -8) -

Weak mag. 3.2 earthquake - Baja California, Mexico, on Thursday, Jan 27, 2022 at 2:05 pm (GMT -8) Weak mag. 3.2 earthquake - Baja California, Mexico, on Thursday, Jan 27, 2022 at 2:05 pm (GMT -8)

Weak magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 19 km depth

27 Jan 22:08 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
27 Jan 22:09: Magnitude recalculated from 2.3 to 2.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.5 to 1.1 km (from 0.3 to 0.7 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.6 km (1 mi) towards WSW.
27 Jan 23:46: Magnitude recalculated from 2.2 to 2.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.1 to 6.0 km (from 0.7 to 3.7 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1 km (0.6 mi) towards WSW.
28 Jan 02:07: Now using data updates from SSN

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 27, 2022 22:05:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Jan 27, 2022 at 2:05 pm (GMT -8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.2
Depth19.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude31.63°N / 116.01°W (Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, Mexico)
Antipode31.63°S / 63.99°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoSalton Buttes (178 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities6 km (4 mi) NE of Ejido 18 de Marzo (El Alamo) (pop: 14) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
11 km (7 mi) W of Héroes de la Independencia (pop: 752) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) ENE of Santo Tomas (pop: 431) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) SE of Fraccionamiento del Valle (pop: 1,050) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (25 mi) NNE of San Vicente (pop: 4,360) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
54 km (34 mi) E of Rodolfo Sanchez Taboada (Maneadero) (pop: 23,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
62 km (39 mi) ESE of Ensenada (pop: 279,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
74 km (46 mi) SE of Francisco Zarco (pop: 2,660) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
99 km (62 mi) SW of Durango (pop: 1,590) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
123 km (76 mi) SSW of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.219 kmMexico: 54 Km Al ESTE De RODOLFO SANCHEZ T(MRO), BCSSN
2.16 kmBAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICOEMSC
2.16 kmBaja California, MexicoRaspberryShake
2.16 kmMexico: 53km E of Maneadero, B.C., MXUSGS

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