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Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 31 km southeast of Petatlan, Guerrero, Mexico, on Thursday, Nov 24, 2022 at 7:01 pm (GMT -6) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 31 km southeast of Petatlan, Guerrero, Mexico, on Thursday, Nov 24, 2022 at 7:01 pm (GMT -6) Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 31 km southeast of Petatlan, Guerrero, Mexico, on Thursday, Nov 24, 2022 at 7:01 pm (GMT -6)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 16 km depth

25 Nov 01:09 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 8 minutes.
25 Nov 01:21: Now using data updates from SSN

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 25, 2022 01:01:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Nov 24, 2022 at 7:01 pm (GMT -6)
Depth16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude17.29°N / 101.14°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode17.29°S / 78.86°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoNevado de Toluca (249 km / 155 mi)
Nearby towns and cities9 km (6 mi) WSW of Manzanillal (pop: 28) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) W of san luis de la loma (pop: 4,240) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (19 mi) SSE of Petatlan (Petatlán) (pop: 21,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
42 km (26 mi) WNW of Nuxco (pop: 1,990) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) SE of Colonia Aeropuerto (Zihuatanejo de Azueta) (pop: 1,620) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
55 km (34 mi) W of Técpan de Galeana (pop: 15,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
59 km (37 mi) SE of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo (pop: 67,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
319 km (198 mi) SW of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 29.1°C (84 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from WNW
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.216 kmNear Uruapan, Michoacán de Ocampo, MexicoSSN
4.216 kmNear Coast of Guerrero, MexicoRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Morelia, Mich, MX (MOIG/MX network) | Distance from quake: 262 km / 163 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Morelia, Mich, MX: 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. Bandpass filter applied: 0.2-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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Los Pallilos Michoacán (291.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : It Shook In A Linear Way | One user found this interesting.  

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