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Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 22 km north of Matias Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 4:47 am (GMT -5) -

Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 22 km north of Matias Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 4:47 am (GMT -5) Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 22 km north of Matias Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 4:47 am (GMT -5)

Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 138 km depth

1 Oct 14:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 1, 2022 09:47:29 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 4:47 am (GMT -5)
Depth138.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude17.07°N / 94.97°W (San Juan Guichicovi, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode17.07°S / 85.03°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoSan Martín (168 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities3 km (2 mi) SSW of La Zacatera (pop: 135) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
12 km (8 mi) SE of Palomares (pop: 3,760) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) NE of San Juan Guichicovi (pop: 4,280) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (12 mi) SSE of Donaji (pop: 2,360) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) NNE of Matias Romero Avendaño (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (21 mi) NNE of Santo Domingo Petapa (pop: 5,430) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
186 km (116 mi) E of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
512 km (318 mi) ESE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 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.
3.6138 kmMexico: 24 Km Al NORESTE De MATIAS ROMERO, OAXSSN
3.6138 kmChiapas, MexicoRaspberryShake


Seismic station: COMITAN (CCIG/MX network) | Distance from quake: 314 km / 195 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station COMITAN: 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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