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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 145 km southwest of Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 3:19 pm (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 145 km southwest of Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 3:19 pm (GMT -6) Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 145 km southwest of Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 3:19 pm (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 15 km depth

28 Sep 01:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 27, 2022 21:19:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 3:19 pm (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4
Depth15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude14.62°N / 93.99°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode14.62°S / 86.01°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoTacana (210 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities128 km (79 mi) SW of Nuevo Tolomita (pop: 74) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
139 km (86 mi) SSW of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro) (pop: 1,780) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
141 km (88 mi) SW of Joaquin Miguel Gutiérrez (Margaritas) (pop: 1,620) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
145 km (90 mi) SW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
148 km (92 mi) SW of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
158 km (98 mi) WSW of Acapeteahua (pop: 6,190) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
195 km (121 mi) SW of Angel Albino Corzo (Jaltenango de la Paz) (pop: 10,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
764 km (475 mi) SE of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
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

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.015 kmMexico: 144 Km Al SUROESTE De PIJIJIAPAN, CHISSSN

Seismograms

Seismic station: Tegucigalpa, Honduras (TGUH/CU network) | Distance from quake: 726 km / 451 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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