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Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 26 km south of Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico, on Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 6:06 pm (GMT -7) -

Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 26 km south of Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico, on Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 6:06 pm (GMT -7) Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 26 km south of Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico, on Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 6:06 pm (GMT -7)

Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 24 km depth

23 Sep 01:11 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 23, 2022 01:06:54 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 6:06 pm (GMT -7)
Depth24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude32.13°N / 117.06°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode32.13°S / 62.94°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoSalton Buttes (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities15 km (9 mi) WSW of Medio Camino (pop: 14) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) S of Rosarito (pop: 65,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (20 mi) SSW of Las Delicias (pop: 15,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) SSW of Villa del Prado 2da Seccion (pop: 18,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) S of Porticos de San Antonio (Tijuana) (pop: 34,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) S of La Joya (pop: 26,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
42 km (26 mi) S of Tijuana (pop: 1,301,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
52 km (32 mi) WNW of Ensenada (pop: 279,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 24.8°C (77 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from NW
Estimated seismic energy released3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) | 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.
2.419 kmMexico: 17km SW of Primo Tapia, B.C., MXUSGS
2.419 kmMexico: Calif.-Baja Calif. Border RegionRaspberryShake
2.510 kmMexico: Calif.-Baja Calif. Border RegionIRIS


Seismic station: Barrett (BAR/CI network) | Distance from quake: 71 km / 44 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Barrett: 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 (1)

At magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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La Mesa CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s : I felt it twice within seconds apart like somebody upstairs fell down; No shaking, just two bumps.  

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