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Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 32 km southeast of Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, on Saturday, Jul 23, 2022 at 11:12 pm (GMT -7) -

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 32 km southeast of Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, on Saturday, Jul 23, 2022 at 11:12 pm (GMT -7) Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 32 km southeast of Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, on Saturday, Jul 23, 2022 at 11:12 pm (GMT -7)

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

24 Jul 06:14 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
24 Jul 06:42: Now using data updates from SSN

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 24, 2022 06:12:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Jul 23, 2022 at 11:12 pm (GMT -7)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude32.47°N / 115.17°W (Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, Mexico)
Antipode32.47°S / 64.83°E
Shaking intensityStrong shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoSalton Buttes (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities1 km (0 mi) NW of Campo Nuevo (Ejido Jalapa) (pop: 49) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (13 mi) ESE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) NNW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) ESE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (23 mi) W of San Luis (Yuma County, Arizona, USA) (pop: 31,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) W of San Luis Rio Colorado (Sonora) (pop: 158,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) SE of Calexico (California, USA) (pop: 40,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
42 km (26 mi) ESE of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 31.1°C (88 F), humidity: 53%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from SE
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

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.010 kmMexico: 21 Km Al NOROESTE De GPE VICTORIA(KM.43), BCSSN
3.111 kmMexico: Calif.-Baja Calif. Border RegionRaspberryShake
3.111 kmMexico: 7km NW of Delta, B.C., MXUSGS


Seismic station: Pinon Flat, California, USA (PFO/II network) | Distance from quake: 174 km / 108 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Pinon Flat, California, USA: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (2)

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San Carlos, Maricopa, Arizona (324.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Ejido puebla (5.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s : Estruendo fuerte  

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