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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 54 km southwest of Mapastepec, Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 9:44 am (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 54 km southwest of Mapastepec, Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 9:44 am (GMT -6) Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 54 km southwest of Mapastepec, Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 9:44 am (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 70 km depth

27 Sep 16:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
27 Sep 16:07: Now using data updates from SSN

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 27, 2022 15:44:56 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 9:44 am (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4
Depth70.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude15°N / 93.13°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode15°S / 86.87°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoTacana (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities34 km (21 mi) SW of La Lupe (pop: 144) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) WSW of El Arenal (pop: 1,160) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
54 km (34 mi) SSW of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
56 km (35 mi) SW of Ulapa (pop: 1,940) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
62 km (38 mi) SW of Escuintla (pop: 9,570) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) W of Francisco I. Madero (pop: 1,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
64 km (40 mi) WSW of Pueblo Nuevo (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
805 km (500 mi) SE of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 27.1°C (81 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from ENE
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
4.070 kmMexico: 55 Km Al SUROESTE De MAPASTEPEC, CHISSSN
4.070 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoRaspberryShake
4.070 kmOFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC

Seismograms

Seismic station: Tegucigalpa, Honduras (TGUH/CU network) | Distance from quake: 639 km / 397 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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