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Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 174 km southwest of Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, Aug 12, 2022 at 10:51 pm (GMT -6) -

Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 174 km southwest of Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, Aug 12, 2022 at 10:51 pm (GMT -6) Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 174 km southwest of Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, Aug 12, 2022 at 10:51 pm (GMT -6)

Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 16 km depth

13 Aug 05:12 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 21 minutes.
13 Aug 05:14: Now using data updates from SSN

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 13, 2022 04:51:13 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Aug 12, 2022 at 10:51 pm (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.1
Depth16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude14.63°N / 94.4°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode14.63°S / 85.6°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearby towns and cities156 km (97 mi) SW of Isla San José (Pijijiapan) (pop: 100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
157 km (98 mi) SSW of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro) (pop: 1,780) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
159 km (99 mi) SSW of Doctor Belisario Dominguez (La Barra) (pop: 1,040) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
161 km (100 mi) SW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (pop: 1,030) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
166 km (103 mi) SW of Tamaulipas (pop: 1,570) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
172 km (107 mi) SW of El Carmen (pop: 1,420) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
174 km (108 mi) SW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
733 km (456 mi) SE of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 28.4°C (83 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from ESE
Estimated seismic energy released8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.116 kmMexico: 173 Km Al SUROESTE De PIJIJIAPAN, CHISSSN
4.116 kmOFF COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC
4.116 kmOff Coast of Chiapas, MexicoRaspberryShake

Seismograms

Seismic station: Tegucigalpa, Honduras (TGUH/CU network) | Distance from quake: 770 km / 479 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Tegucigalpa, Honduras: 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

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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