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Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 60 km southeast of Crucecita, Mexico, on Monday, Sep 26, 2022 at 9:39 pm (GMT -5) -

Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 60 km southeast of Crucecita, Mexico, on Monday, Sep 26, 2022 at 9:39 pm (GMT -5) Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 60 km southeast of Crucecita, Mexico, on Monday, Sep 26, 2022 at 9:39 pm (GMT -5)

Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 17 km depth

27 Sep 02:44 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 5 minutes.
27 Sep 03:07: Now using data updates from EMSC
27 Sep 03:07: Now using data updates from SSN

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 27, 2022 02:39:59 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Sep 26, 2022 at 9:39 pm (GMT -5)
Depth17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude15.48°N / 95.66°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode15.48°S / 84.34°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearby towns and cities48 km (30 mi) SE of Playa Grande (pop: 211) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
52 km (32 mi) SSE of Rio Seco (pop: 654) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
57 km (35 mi) S of Santiago Astata (pop: 2,210) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
60 km (37 mi) ESE of Crucecita (pop: 15,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (47 mi) SSW of Mazatlan (pop: 2,630) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
77 km (48 mi) SE of Merced del Potrero (pop: 2,180) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) SE of Santa Cruz Ozolotepec (pop: 1,090) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
573 km (356 mi) SE of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 28.5°C (83 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NW
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.
4.117 kmMexico: 60 Km Al SURESTE De CRUCECITA, OAXSSN
4.117 kmNear Crucecita, Oaxaca, MexicoEMSC
4.117 kmNear Coast of Oaxaca, MexicoRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Tegucigalpa, Honduras (TGUH/CU network) | Distance from quake: 915 km / 569 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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Huatulco (60.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s : Creo que solo yo lo senti  

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