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Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 10.6 km southwest of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at 3:56 am (GMT -5) -

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 10.6 km southwest of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at 3:56 am (GMT -5) Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 10.6 km southwest of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at 3:56 am (GMT -5)

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 11 km depth

30 Sep 09:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 25 minutes.
30 Sep 09:21: Now using data updates from SSN

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 30, 2022 08:56:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Sep 30, 2022 at 3:56 am (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4
Depth11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude16.27°N / 98.12°W (Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode16.27°S / 81.88°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearby towns and cities7 km (4 mi) WNW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 282) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
8 km (5 mi) ENE of Corralero (pop: 1,740) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
11 km (7 mi) SW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) SW of Pinotepa de Don Luis (pop: 5,690) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) W of Santiago (pop: 10,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
56 km (35 mi) SE of Ometepec (Guerrero) (pop: 24,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
173 km (108 mi) WSW of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
367 km (228 mi) SSE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 22.4°C (72 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NNE
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
4.011 kmMexico: 11 Km Al SUROESTE De PINOTEPA NACIONAL, OAXSSN
4.011 kmOAXACA, MEXICOEMSC
4.011 kmNear Coast of Guerrero, MexicoRaspberryShake

Seismograms

Seismic station: Tepich, Yucatan, Mexico (TEIG/IU network) | Distance from quake: 1128 km / 701 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Tepich, Yucatan, Mexico: 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.

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
Jun 17, 1928 03:19
95 years ago
7.9

20 km
164km / 102mi17 km S of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 15, 1907 06:08
116 years ago
7.8

30 km
91km / 57mi12 km SW of Santo Domingo Teojomulco, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Nov 29, 1978 19:52
44 years ago
7.7

18 km
166km / 103miSan Agustin Loxicha, 36 km S of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jan 14, 1903 01:47
120 years ago
7.7

0 km
142km / 88mi138 km SW of Puerto Escondido, San Pedro Mixtepec -Dto. 22 -, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jul 28, 1957 08:40
65 years ago
7.6

38 km
135km / 84mi4.5 km SE of Acalmani, Ayutla de los Libres, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Jan 15, 1931 01:50
92 years ago
7.6

35 km
166km / 103mi33 km S of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Mar 22, 1928 04:17
95 years ago
7.6

15 km
215km / 134mi11 km N of Merced del Potrero, San Miguel del Puerto, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Sep 30, 1999 16:31
23 years ago
7.5

61 km
129km / 80miSan Sebastian Coatlan, 26 km NE of Puerto Escondido, MexicoMore
Oct 9, 1928 03:01
94 years ago
7.5

25 km
67km / 41mi4.8 km N of Santa Maria Acatepec, MexicoMore
Jul 30, 1909 10:51
113 years ago
7.5

20 km
141km / 88mi66 km SE of Acapulco, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Mar 20, 2012 18:02
11 years ago
7.4

20 km
27km / 17mi6.3 km E of Santiago Llano Grande, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Sep 14, 1995 14:04
27 years ago
7.4

23 km
76km / 47mi22 km NW of Ometepec, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Aug 23, 1965 19:46
57 years ago
7.4

25 km
242km / 150mi5.4 km S of Santa Maria Zapotitlan, Santa Maria Ecatepec, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Dec 23, 1937 13:18
85 years ago
7.4

25 km
59km / 37mi3.3 km NE of Cochoapa, Ometepec, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Jun 23, 2020 15:29
2 years ago
7.3

35 km
234km / 145mi15 km NE of Merced del Potrero, San Miguel del Puerto, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Aug 2, 1968 14:06
54 years ago
7.3

25 km
49km / 31mi3.2 km NW of El Huamuche, Santiago Ixtayutla, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Dec 16, 1911 19:14
111 years ago
7.3

30 km
223km / 138mi4.3 km S of Las Compuertas, Coyuca de Benitez, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Aug 4, 1928 18:26
94 years ago
7.2

20 km
31km / 19mi41 km SW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Sep 8, 2021 01:47
1 year 13 weeks ago
7.1

10 km
201km / 125miNorth Pacific Ocean, 8 km S of Acapulco, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Feb 25, 1996 03:08
27 years ago
7.1

21 km
33km / 20mi40 km S of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Dec 14, 1950 14:15
72 years ago
7.1

35 km
65km / 40mi0.9 km SW of Igualapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Feb 16, 2018 23:39
5 years ago
7.0

10 km
56km / 35mi13 km SW of Llano Tigre, Santiago Amoltepec, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jun 15, 1999 20:42
23 years ago
7.0

70 km
246km / 153miZapotitlan, 9.6 km SW of Tehuacan, Puebla, MexicoMore
Jun 7, 1982 10:59
41 years ago
7.0

34 km
41km / 25mi16 km S of Ometepec, Guerrero, MexicoMore
May 11, 1962 14:11
61 years ago
7.0

25 km
189km / 117mi1.6 km S of Ejido Nuevo, Acapulco de Juarez, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Jul 19, 1997 14:22
25 years ago
6.9

33 km
12km / 8mi17 km W of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 25, 1989 14:29
34 years ago
6.9

19 km
140km / 87mi62 km E of Acapulco, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Jun 7, 1982 06:52
41 years ago
6.9

41 km
38km / 23miSan Juan Cacahuatepec, 31 km N of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Dec 29, 1917 22:50
105 years ago
6.9

20 km
190km / 118mi8.6 km S of Puerto Angel, San Pedro Pochutla, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Aug 28, 1973 09:50
49 years ago
6.8

84 km
275km / 171miSan José Independencia, 54 km W of Tuxtepec, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
May 19, 1962 14:58
61 years ago
6.8

25 km
184km / 114mi1.6 km SW of San Isidro Gallinero (El Gallinero), MexicoMore
Jan 28, 1934 19:10
89 years ago
6.8

30 km
196km / 122miLa Roqueta, 6.9 km E of Acapulco, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Oct 24, 1993 07:52
29 years ago
6.7

21 km
83km / 52miSan Luis Acatlan, 34 km W of Ometepec, Guerrero, MexicoMore
May 24, 1959 19:17
64 years ago
6.6

65 km
166km / 103mi1.3 km NW of Santa Catarina Adéquez, Asuncion Nochixtlan, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Dec 11, 2011 01:47
11 years ago
6.5

59 km
261km / 162mi2.4 km SW of Balsas Sur, Eduardo Neri, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Jul 4, 1994 21:36
28 years ago
6.5

15 km
176km / 109mi112 km S of Puerto Escondido, San Pedro Mixtepec -Dto. 22 -, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Dec 28, 1951 09:20
71 years ago
6.5

31 km
95km / 59mi0.8 km E of Bocachahue, Cuautepec, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Feb 3, 1998 03:02
25 years ago
6.4

33 km
199km / 124mi22 km NW of Crucecita, Santa Maria Huatulco, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jul 2, 1984 04:50
38 years ago
6.4

47 km
69km / 43miIgualapa, 13 km N of Ometepec, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Oct 24, 1980 14:53
42 years ago
6.4

72 km
216km / 134mi49 km SE of Matamoros, Puebla, MexicoMore
Mar 19, 1978 01:39
45 years ago
6.4

36 km
192km / 119mi27 km NE of Acapulco, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Feb 4, 1970 05:08
53 years ago
6.4

10 km
177km / 110mi152 km S of Acapulco, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Jun 30, 2010 07:22
12 years ago
6.3

20 km
39km / 24mi2.9 km E of San Agustin, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Feb 25, 1996 09:17
27 years ago
6.2

12 km
26km / 16miSanta Maria Huazolotitlan, 28 km SE of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, MexicoMore
Jul 15, 1987 07:16
35 years ago
6.2

67 km
173km / 108mi68 km NW of Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 23, 1975 11:14
48 years ago
6.2

11 km
87km / 54mi60 km SW of Ometepec, Guerrero, MexicoMore
May 15, 1993 03:12
30 years ago
6.1

21 km
56km / 35mi1.6 km NE of Ometepec, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Feb 17, 2018 00:36
5 years ago
6.0

10 km
36km / 22mi7.2 km S of Patria Nueva, Santiago Jamiltepec, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Nov 15, 2012 09:20
10 years ago
6.0

61 km
337km / 210mi14 km NW of Arcelia, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Apr 2, 2012 17:36
11 years ago
6.0

9 km
25km / 16mi7.1 km SW of Santa Maria Cortijo, Santiago Llano Grande, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 13, 2007 05:42
16 years ago
6.0

34 km
249km / 155mi27 km NE of Atoyac de Alvarez, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Dec 16, 1997 11:48
25 years ago
6.0

10 km
80km / 50mi80 km SW of Ometepec, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Nov 13, 1993 00:16
29 years ago
6.0

20 km
55km / 34mi51 km SW of Ometepec, Guerrero, MexicoMore
May 15, 1993 03:09
30 years ago
6.0

20 km
55km / 34mi2.1 km SW of Ometepec, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Sep 15, 1985 07:57
37 years ago
6.0

65 km
215km / 134miSanta Maria Tecomavaca, Oaxaca, 60 km SE of Tehuacan, Puebla, MexicoMore
Sep 16, 1972 09:14
50 years ago
6.0

30 km
225km / 140mi65 km S of Crucecita, Santa Maria Huatulco, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
May 8, 2016 07:34
7 years ago
5.9

30 km
54km / 34mi15 km SW of Llano Tigre, Santiago Amoltepec, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jun 14, 2004 22:54
18 years ago
5.9

10 km
30km / 19miSanta Catarina Mechoacan, 22 km E of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Mar 19, 1996 17:12
27 years ago
5.9

33 km
99km / 61mi25 km W of Puerto Escondido, San Pedro Mixtepec -Dto. 22 -, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jul 21, 1959 12:29
63 years ago
5.9

20 km
35km / 22mi27 km S of Collantes, Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
May 2, 1958 20:29
65 years ago
5.9

20 km
137km / 85mi79 km SE of Acapulco, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Oct 16, 1953 09:53
69 years ago
5.9

25 km
134km / 83mi1.9 km S of Santo Domingo Coatlan, San Jeronimo Coatlan, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jan 3, 1952 10:05
71 years ago
5.9

25 km
93km / 58mi1.4 km NW of Buena Vista, San Luis Acatlan, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Mar 10, 2014 00:38
9 years ago
5.8

10 km
26km / 16miNorth Pacific Ocean, 20 km SW of Corralero, MexicoMore
Apr 27, 2009 16:46
14 years ago
5.8

35 km
165km / 102miSan Marcos, 2.4 km NW of Pochotillo, Tecoanapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Apr 1, 1991 07:34
32 years ago
5.8

21 km
20km / 12mi30 km SW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jan 2, 1972 21:57
51 years ago
5.8

15 km
40km / 25mi50 km SW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 3, 1965 11:20
58 years ago
5.8

10 km
53km / 33mi60 km S of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Mar 11, 1958 23:53
65 years ago
5.8

20 km
136km / 85mi72 km SW of Copala, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Jan 30, 1951 19:00
72 years ago
5.8

15 km
106km / 66mi53 km S of Copala, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Dec 26, 1950 13:51
72 years ago
5.8

20 km
79km / 49mi76 km SW of Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Mar 20, 2021 03:06
1 year 37 weeks ago
5.7

19 km
93km / 58mi66 km SW of Ometepec, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Feb 19, 2018 06:56
5 years ago
5.7

10 km
84km / 52mi1.9 km NE of Barranca Honda, Santiago Amoltepec, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
May 5, 2011 13:24
12 years ago
5.7

24 km
78km / 48mi5.9 km N of Azoyu, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Feb 9, 2010 00:47
13 years ago
5.7

40 km
141km / 88miSanta Maria Colotepec, 23 km E of Puerto Escondido, MexicoMore
Nov 23, 2015 20:41
7 years ago
5.6

37 km
117km / 72mi3.1 km S of Metlapilapa, Tlacoapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
May 24, 2014 08:24
9 years ago
5.6

12 km
30km / 19mi1.2 km SW of San Sebastian Ixcapa, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Aug 19, 2006 05:41
16 years ago
5.6

32 km
92km / 57mi1.4 km E of Santiago Yaitepec, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jun 7, 2002 17:00
21 years ago
5.6

33 km
148km / 92mi30 km SW of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Mar 27, 1996 12:34
27 years ago
5.6

29 km
16km / 10miSan Miguel Tlacamama, 8.6 km N of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Oct 30, 1995 14:47
27 years ago
5.6

33 km
35km / 21miCuajinicuilapa, 26 km S of Ometepec, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Jul 18, 1974 19:21
48 years ago
5.6

48 km
92km / 57mi59 km SE of Tlapa de Comonfort, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Jul 8, 1972 12:10
50 years ago
5.6

28 km
113km / 70mi38 km N of Puerto Escondido, San Pedro Mixtepec -Dto. 22 -, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Aug 16, 1968 18:25
54 years ago
5.6

30 km
33km / 21mi8.8 km NW of San Pedro Atoyac, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jul 21, 1959 13:03
63 years ago
5.6

20 km
69km / 43mi29 km S of El Azufre, Villa de Tututepec de Melchor Ocampo, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jan 6, 1956 23:32
67 years ago
5.6

15 km
134km / 83mi427 km S of MexicoMore
Jun 27, 2016 20:50
6 years ago
5.5

10 km
45km / 28mi1.9 km NW of Villa Nueva, Santiago Ixtayutla, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Mar 26, 2013 13:04
10 years ago
5.5

10 km
7km / 4mi1.4 km S of Pie del Cerro, Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Sep 29, 2012 07:11
10 years ago
5.5

10.2 km
30km / 19mi2.8 km NW of Santo Domingo Armenta, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Sep 29, 2012 07:11
10 years ago
5.5

12 km
29km / 18mi3.5 km SW of Santo Domingo Armenta, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 26, 2011 11:07
12 years ago
5.5

11 km
158km / 98mi3.4 km NW of Jimenez, San Marcos, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Jan 13, 2004 21:28
19 years ago
5.5

28 km
128km / 79mi44 km SW of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Nov 10, 2001 17:09
21 years ago
5.5

18 km
9km / 6mi13 km S of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jan 21, 1997 21:19
26 years ago
5.5

33 km
18km / 11mi8.3 km N of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Feb 26, 1996 01:37
27 years ago
5.5

33 km
50km / 31mi52 km SE of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Dec 13, 1994 08:23
28 years ago
5.5

16 km
35km / 22mi42 km W of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
May 2, 1989 09:30
34 years ago
5.5

10 km
141km / 87mi61 km E of Acapulco, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Feb 7, 1983 11:54
40 years ago
5.5

51 km
72km / 45miTlacoachistlahuaca, 21 km N of Ometepec, Guerrero, MexicoMore
Jul 22, 1959 15:54
63 years ago
5.5

20 km
66km / 41mi67 km S of Santiago, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Oct 28, 1953 08:47
69 years ago
5.5

25 km
48km / 30mi1.8 km W of El Terrero, Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, MexicoMore
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