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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Oaxaca, 35 km west of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 4:09 am (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Oaxaca, 35 km west of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 4:09 am (GMT -5) Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Oaxaca, 35 km west of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 4:09 am (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 140 km depth

24 May 09:35 UTC: First to report: SSN after 26 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 24, 2022 09:09:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, May 24, 2022 at 4:09 am (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4
Depth140.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude16.79°N / 94.03°W (Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode16.79°S / 85.97°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoEl Chichón (106 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities7 km (5 mi) N of Nuevas Maravillas (Cintalapa, Chiapas) (pop: 327) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) WNW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (Chiapas) (pop: 42,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) NE of Santo Domingo Zanatepec (pop: 7,250) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) NNE of San Pedro Tapanatepec (pop: 7,440) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) NNW of Arriaga (Chiapas) (pop: 24,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
70 km (43 mi) W of Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (San Juan, Chiapas) (pop: 39,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
288 km (179 mi) E of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
614 km (381 mi) ESE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeFew Clouds 17.5°C (63 F), humidity: 97%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from WNW
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 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
4.0140 kmMexico: 34 Km Al NOROESTE De CINTALAPA, CHISSSN
4.0140 kmOAXACA, MEXICOEMSC

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