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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 156 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at 2:39 pm (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 156 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at 2:39 pm (GMT -6) Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 156 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at 2:39 pm (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 26 km depth

1 Oct 01:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 30, 2022 20:39:41 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Sep 30, 2022 at 2:39 pm (GMT -6)
Depth26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude15.08°N / 94.29°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode15.08°S / 85.71°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoTacana (234 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities108 km (67 mi) SW of Isla San Marcos (pop: 86) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
126 km (78 mi) SSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
134 km (83 mi) WSW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
135 km (84 mi) SSW of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
156 km (97 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
169 km (105 mi) SW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
172 km (107 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
706 km (438 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

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.
4.026 kmMexico: 125 Km Al SUROESTE De TONALA, CHISSSN
4.026 kmNear Coast of Oaxaca, MexicoRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Tegucigalpa, Honduras (TGUH/CU network) | Distance from quake: 764 km / 475 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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