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Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 91 km northwest of San Felipe, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, Mexico, on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 7:33 pm (GMT -7) -

Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 91 km northwest of San Felipe, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, Mexico, on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 7:33 pm (GMT -7) Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 91 km northwest of San Felipe, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, Mexico, on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 7:33 pm (GMT -7)

Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 5 km depth

15 May 02:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
15 May 02:41: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 5.0 km (from 1.2 to 3.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.4 km (2.7 mi) towards ENE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 15, 2022 02:33:33 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, May 14, 2022 at 7:33 pm (GMT -7)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3
Depth5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude31.54°N / 115.58°W (Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, Mexico)
Antipode31.54°S / 64.42°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoSalton Buttes (185 km / 115 mi)
Nearby towns and cities21 km (13 mi) NNE of International Childrens Care (pop: 28) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (19 mi) ESE of Héroes de la Independencia (pop: 752) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) ENE of San Vicente (pop: 4,360) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
76 km (48 mi) ESE of Fraccionamiento del Valle (pop: 1,050) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
78 km (48 mi) SW of Ejido Alberto Oviedo Mota (pop: 1,010) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
86 km (53 mi) SSW of Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (Alberto Oviedo Mota) (pop: 8,060) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
90 km (56 mi) NNE of Camalu (Camalú) (pop: 8,620) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
91 km (56 mi) NW of San Felipe (San Felípe) (pop: 16,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
91 km (57 mi) SW of Estacion Coahuila (Estación Coahuila) (pop: 7,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
122 km (76 mi) S of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 22°C (72 F), humidity: 18%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from WSW
Estimated seismic energy released2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 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
3.05 kmBAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICOEMSC
3.09 kmMexico: 91km SSW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MXUSGS
3.09 kmBaja California, MexicoRaspberryShake

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