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Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - 77 km south of Chilpancingo de los Bravo, Guerrero, Mexico, on Saturday, Sep 24, 2022 at 10:27 am (GMT -5) -

Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - 77 km south of Chilpancingo de los Bravo, Guerrero, Mexico, on Saturday, Sep 24, 2022 at 10:27 am (GMT -5) Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - 77 km south of Chilpancingo de los Bravo, Guerrero, Mexico, on Saturday, Sep 24, 2022 at 10:27 am (GMT -5)

Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 27 km depth

24 Sep 15:36 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 9 minutes.
24 Sep 15:49: Now using data updates from SSN

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 24, 2022 15:27:18 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Sep 24, 2022 at 10:27 am (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.9
Depth27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude16.87°N / 99.35°W (San Marcos, Guerrero, Mexico)
Antipode16.87°S / 80.65°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt6 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoChichinautzin (247 km / 153 mi)
Nearby towns and cities2 km (1 mi) W of Santa Elena (pop: 776) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
9 km (6 mi) NNE of San Marcos (pop: 13,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) WSW of Ayutla de los Libres (pop: 15,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
60 km (37 mi) E of Acapulco (pop: 673,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
77 km (48 mi) SSE of Chilpancingo de los Bravo (pop: 187,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
78 km (48 mi) S of Tixtla de Guerrero (pop: 22,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
83 km (52 mi) SSW of Chilapa de Alvarez (Chilapa de Álvarez) (pop: 31,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
286 km (177 mi) S of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 26.9°C (80 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from SSW
Estimated seismic energy released1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 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
4.927 kmMexico: 10 Km Al NORESTE De SAN MARCOS, GROSSN
4.660 kmGUERRERO, MEXICOEMSC
4.652 km14 Km SSW of Caxitepec, MexicoUSGS
4.652 kmGuerrero, MexicoRaspberryShake
4.610 kmGuerrero, MexicoIRIS

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Colonia Luces en el Mar, Coyuca de Benítez, Guerrero (74.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : wow. everything moving like a massage chair. heard the rumble just before it hit | 2 users found this interesting.  
El Conchero (65.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : Fue un temblor muy débil pero aún así logré percibirlo.  
Acapulco Mexico (49.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Upstairs in the bedroom  
Ciudad de México / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Moderado movimiento de objetos colgantes (reported through our app)  
Un my motorhome / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s
Acapulco / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

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