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Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - 4 km northeast of Los Reyes de Salgado, Michoacan, Mexico, on Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 3:27 pm (GMT -5) -

Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - 4 km northeast of Los Reyes de Salgado, Michoacan, Mexico, on Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 3:27 pm (GMT -5) Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - 4 km northeast of Los Reyes de Salgado, Michoacan, Mexico, on Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 3:27 pm (GMT -5)

Moderate magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 8 km depth

23 Sep 21:45 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 1 hour and 18 minutes.
23 Sep 22:14: Now using data updates from SSN

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 23, 2022 20:27:39 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Sep 23, 2022 at 3:27 pm (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.8
Depth8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude19.61°N / 102.44°W (Los Reyes, Michoacan, Mexico)
Antipode19.61°S / 77.56°E
Shaking intensityModerate shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoMichoacán-Guanajuato (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities3 km (2 mi) NE of La Loma (Michoacán) (pop: 23) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
4 km (3 mi) ENE of Los Reyes de Salgado (Michoacán de Ocampo) (pop: 39,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
10 km (6 mi) NNW of Periban (Peribán de Ramos, Michoacán de Ocampo) (pop: 15,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (25 mi) SSW of Jacona de Plancarte (México) (pop: 56,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) SSW of Zamora de Hidalgo (Michoacán de Ocampo) (pop: 141,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (29 mi) WNW of Uruapan (Michoacán de Ocampo) (pop: 264,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
132 km (82 mi) W of Morelia (Michoacán de Ocampo) (pop: 597,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
348 km (216 mi) W of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 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
3.88 kmMexico: 5 Km Al NORESTE De LOS REYES DE SALGADO, MICHSSN
3.88 kmMICHOACAN, MEXICOEMSC
3.88 kmMichoacan, MexicoRaspberryShake

Seismograms

Seismic station: Morelia, Mich, MX (MOIG/MX network) | Distance from quake: 127 km / 79 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Morelia, Mich, MX: 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. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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Los reyes Michoacán (3.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s : Fueron 4 seguidos de uno o dos minutos de diferencia y se sintió la vibración fuerte y la duración de cada uno fue de 3 a 5 segundos y la alerta sísmica no los detecto. Se cree q solo tembló aquí en los reyes.  
Los Reyes de Salgado (4.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s : Se sintió muy fuerte, todas las ventanas de mi casa sonaron y se cayeron objetos  
Tepic / not felt : No sentí nada ni un temblor en Tepic Nayarit  

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