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Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 6.9 km northeast of Xaltianguis, Acapulco de Juarez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at 3:17 pm (GMT -5) -

Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 6.9 km northeast of Xaltianguis, Acapulco de Juarez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at 3:17 pm (GMT -5) Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 6.9 km northeast of Xaltianguis, Acapulco de Juarez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at 3:17 pm (GMT -5)

Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 32 km depth

1 Oct 01:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 30, 2022 20:17:29 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Sep 30, 2022 at 3:17 pm (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.9
Depth32.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude17.15°N / 99.68°W (Acapulco de Juarez, Guerrero, Mexico)
Antipode17.15°S / 80.32°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoNevado de Toluca (218 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities2 km (1 mi) ENE of Pablo Galeana (pop: 580) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) NNW of Dos Arroyos (pop: 1,850) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) W of Tierra Colorada (pop: 11,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (12 mi) NNE of Kilometro 30 (Centro) (pop: 6,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) S of Coacoyulillo (pop: 1,770) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) SW of Buena Vista de la Salud (pop: 2,230) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Chilpancingo de los Bravo (pop: 187,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
260 km (162 mi) SSW of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 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
2.932 kmMexico: 39 Km Al NORESTE De ACAPULCO, GROSSN

Seismograms

Seismic station: TLAPA (TLIG/MX network) | Distance from quake: 127 km / 79 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

At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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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