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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 12 km northwest of Motozintla, Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, Sep 26, 2022 at 4:39 am (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 12 km northwest of Motozintla, Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, Sep 26, 2022 at 4:39 am (GMT -5) Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 12 km northwest of Motozintla, Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, Sep 26, 2022 at 4:39 am (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 176 km depth

26 Sep 10:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 20 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 26, 2022 09:39:47 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Sep 26, 2022 at 4:39 am (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4
Depth176.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude15.46°N / 92.31°W (Siltepec, Chiapas, Mexico)
Antipode15.46°S / 87.69°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoTacana (42 km / 26 mi)
Nearby towns and cities1 km (1 mi) NNW of Las Salvias (pop: 503) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
12 km (8 mi) NW of Motozintla (pop: 23,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) SW of Comalapa (pop: 18,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) NNE of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
54 km (34 mi) NNW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
62 km (39 mi) N of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez (pop: 202,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
168 km (104 mi) SSE of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
847 km (526 mi) ESE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 7.2°C (45 F), humidity: 96%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from E
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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.0176 kmMexico: 13 Km Al NOROESTE De MOTOZINTLA, CHISSSN
4.0176 kmCHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC
4.0176 kmMexico-Guatemala Border RegionRaspberryShake
3.0158 kmMexico: 39 Km Al Noreste De Pueblo Nuevo, MéxicoINETER

Seismograms

Seismic station: Tegucigalpa, Honduras (TGUH/CU network) | Distance from quake: 564 km / 350 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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