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Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - 57 km southwest of Acayucan, Veracruz, Mexico, on Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at 4:38 am (GMT -5) -

Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - 57 km southwest of Acayucan, Veracruz, Mexico, on Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at 4:38 am (GMT -5) Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - 57 km southwest of Acayucan, Veracruz, Mexico, on Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at 4:38 am (GMT -5)

Weak magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 118 km depth

30 Sep 13:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 3 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 30, 2022 09:38:09 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Sep 30, 2022 at 4:38 am (GMT -5)
Depth118.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude17.53°N / 95.22°W (San Juan Evangelista, Veracruz, Mexico)
Antipode17.53°S / 84.78°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoSan Martín (116 km / 72 mi)
Nearby towns and cities3 km (2 mi) SSW of Colonia Villahermosa (San Juan Evangelista) (pop: 460) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
7 km (5 mi) NNE of El Porvenir (Oaxaca) (pop: 1,580) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) WNW of Jesus Carranza (pop: 4,020) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (25 mi) SSW of San Juan Evangelista (pop: 4,040) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) SW of Sayula de Aleman (Centro) (pop: 14,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
57 km (35 mi) SW of Acayucan (pop: 50,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
286 km (177 mi) SE of Xalapa (Veracruz-Llave) (pop: 424,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
463 km (288 mi) ESE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.8118 kmOaxaca, MexicoRaspberryShake


Seismic station: TLAPA (TLIG/MX network) | Distance from quake: 355 km / 220 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station TLAPA: 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

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