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Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - 79 km southeast of San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico, on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 11:02 pm (GMT -7) -

Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - 79 km southeast of San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico, on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 11:02 pm (GMT -7) Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - 79 km southeast of San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico, on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 11:02 pm (GMT -7)

Moderate magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 8 km depth

12 May 13:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 7 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 12, 2022 06:02:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, May 11, 2022 at 11:02 pm (GMT -7)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.9
Depth8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude31.8°N / 114.45°W (San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico)
Antipode31.8°S / 65.55°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoPinacate (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities12 km (7 mi) NE of Ignacio Fernandez (El Milagro) (pop: 16) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) SSE of San Luis Rio Colorado (pop: 158,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) SE of Guadalupe Victoria (Baja California) (pop: 17,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
83 km (51 mi) SSE of San Luis (Yuma County, Arizona, USA) (pop: 31,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
92 km (57 mi) SSE of Somerton (Yuma County, Arizona, USA) (pop: 15,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (58 mi) NNE of San Felipe (San Felípe, Baja California) (pop: 16,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) S of Fortuna Foothills (Yuma County, Arizona, USA) (pop: 26,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
102 km (63 mi) WNW of Puerto Peñasco (pop: 56,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
132 km (82 mi) SE of Mexicali (Baja California) (pop: 689,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
448 km (278 mi) NW of Hermosillo (pop: 715,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.98 kmMexico: 80 Km Al SURESTE De S LUIS R COLORADO, SONSSN

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