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Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 43 km northwest of Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico, on Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 5:45 am (GMT -8) -

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 43 km northwest of Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico, on Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 5:45 am (GMT -8) Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 43 km northwest of Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico, on Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 5:45 am (GMT -8)

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 11 km depth

1 Dec 13:56 UTC: First to report: SSN after 11 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 1, 2022 13:45:28 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 5:45 am (GMT -8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4
Depth11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude30.71°N / 116.32°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode30.71°S / 63.68°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoIsla San Luis (202 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities26 km (16 mi) WSW of Rancho de Cristo (pop: 12) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) W of Vicente Guerrero (pop: 11,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) SSW of Las Brisas (pop: 1,080) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) WNW of Lazaro Cardenas (pop: 16,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
69 km (43 mi) S of San Vicente (pop: 4,360) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
92 km (57 mi) NW of El Rosario de Arriba (pop: 1,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
115 km (71 mi) SSE of Rodolfo Sanchez Taboada (Maneadero) (pop: 23,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
132 km (82 mi) SSE of Ensenada (pop: 279,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 14.5°C (58 F), humidity: 67%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from NNW
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

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.011 kmMexico: 32 Km Al OESTE De VICENTE GUERRERO, BCSSN
4.011 kmOFFSHORE BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICOEMSC
4.011 kmBaja California, MexicoRaspberryShake

Seismograms

Seismic station: In-Ko-Pah (IKP/CI network) | Distance from quake: 217 km / 135 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station In-Ko-Pah: 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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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.

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
Apr 4, 2010 22:40
13 years ago
7.2

10 km
200km / 125mi6 km W of Ejido Sonora, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Nov 21, 1915 00:13
107 years ago
7.0

0 km
191km / 118miSonora, 3.1 km SW of Ejido Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (El Indiviso), MexicoMore
May 19, 1940 04:36
83 years ago
6.9

6 km
253km / 157mi2.3 mi N of Holtville, Imperial County, California, USAMore
Feb 9, 1956 14:32
67 years ago
6.8

6 km
125km / 78mi35 km E of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Aug 7, 1966 17:36
57 years ago
6.5

15 km
203km / 126mi3 km SW of Playa el Machorro, San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, MexicoMore
Oct 15, 1979 23:16
43 years ago
6.4

15 km
236km / 147mi9.9 km NE of Mexicali, Baja California, MexicoMore
Nov 18, 1963 14:38
59 years ago
6.4

15 km
284km / 177mi270 km W of Hermosillo, Sonora, MexicoMore
Feb 14, 1956 18:33
67 years ago
6.4

6 km
87km / 54mi61 km W of San Felipe, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Oct 17, 1954 22:57
68 years ago
6.4

15 km
94km / 58mi63 km SW of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Dec 31, 1934 18:45
88 years ago
6.4

6 km
196km / 122mi5.3 km S of Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota, MexicoMore
Jun 9, 1980 03:28
43 years ago
6.3

6 km
201km / 125miBaja California, 44 km SW of San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, MexicoMore
Feb 15, 1956 01:20
67 years ago
6.3

15 km
82km / 51mi10 km W of Arroyo de Leon (Ejido Kiliwas), MexicoMore
Dec 30, 1934 13:52
88 years ago
6.3

6 km
197km / 122miSonora, 8.3 km E of Ejido Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (El Indiviso), MexicoMore
Apr 19, 1906 00:30
117 years ago
6.3

0 km
256km / 159mi5.7 mi S of Brawley, Imperial County, California, USAMore
Nov 22, 2022 16:39
11 weeks ago
6.2

10 km
6km / 4miNorth Pacific Ocean, 46 km W of Lazaro Cardenas, MexicoMore
Aug 3, 2009 18:40
14 years ago
6.2

10 km
294km / 183mi98 km N of San Luis, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 9, 1956 15:24
67 years ago
6.2

6 km
98km / 61mi76 km SE of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Oct 13, 1953 08:53
69 years ago
6.2

15 km
239km / 148mi142 km SE of San Felipe, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Nov 23, 1963 07:50
59 years ago
6.1

15 km
247km / 154mi160 km S of Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, MexicoMore
Nov 12, 1954 12:26
68 years ago
6.1

6 km
136km / 85mi28 km E of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Dec 7, 1940 22:17
82 years ago
6.1

6 km
146km / 91mi5.1 km N of San Felipe, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Mar 21, 1969 04:56
54 years ago
6.0

10 km
193km / 120mi50 km NE of San Felipe, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
May 31, 1961 14:17
62 years ago
6.0

15 km
256km / 159mi148 km S of Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, MexicoMore
Jan 24, 1951 07:16
72 years ago
6.0

6 km
241km / 150mi6.4 km N of Represa Aurelio Benansini (Carehey), MexicoMore
Feb 9, 1956 16:29
67 years ago
5.9

6 km
72km / 45mi46 km NE of Vicente Guerrero, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Oct 24, 1954 09:44
68 years ago
5.9

6 km
101km / 63mi53 km SE of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Oct 17, 1954 22:57
68 years ago
5.8

6 km
57km / 35mi94 km W of Lazaro Cardenas, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Dec 8, 2001 23:36
21 years ago
5.7

7 km
190km / 118mi55 km SW of San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, MexicoMore
Feb 24, 1935 01:44
88 years ago
5.7

6 km
187km / 116mi75 km S of San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, MexicoMore
Nov 22, 1974 16:25
48 years ago
5.6

6 km
154km / 96mi86 km S of San Felipe, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Jun 11, 1963 15:23
60 years ago
5.6

6 km
141km / 87mi2.5 km E of Las Delicias, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 9, 1956 18:48
67 years ago
5.6

6 km
130km / 81mi99 km S of Mexicali, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 9, 1956 16:59
67 years ago
5.6

6 km
102km / 63mi53 km SE of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 9, 1956 14:34
67 years ago
5.6

6 km
122km / 76mi39 km E of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Jan 25, 1988 13:17
35 years ago
5.5

5.1 km
130km / 80mi87 km E of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Dec 22, 1964 20:54
58 years ago
5.4

6 km
131km / 82mi60 km SW of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 11, 1956 06:24
67 years ago
5.4

6 km
87km / 54mi80 km SE of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 10, 1956 18:12
67 years ago
5.4

6 km
102km / 63mi53 km SE of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 9, 1956 15:01
67 years ago
5.4

6 km
76km / 47mi12 km NW of San José (La Calentura) [Viñedos Agricolas], MexicoMore
Aug 17, 2020 15:30
2 years ago
5.3

10 km
115km / 71mi86 km E of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Mar 23, 1994 02:59
29 years ago
5.3

5.1 km
115km / 71mi41 km E of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Dec 3, 1991 17:54
31 years ago
5.3

5.8 km
126km / 78mi75 km E of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Aug 31, 1988 16:45
34 years ago
5.3

5.4 km
134km / 83mi78 km E of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 15, 1956 02:28
67 years ago
5.3

6 km
32km / 20mi22 km NW of Camalu, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Nov 26, 1955 17:36
67 years ago
5.3

6 km
115km / 71mi53 km E of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Apr 5, 2010 00:07
13 years ago
5.2

10 km
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Aug 30, 2004 05:35
18 years ago
5.2

10 km
134km / 83mi127 km SW of Lazaro Cardenas, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Jul 17, 1975 18:24
48 years ago
5.2

6 km
135km / 84mi94 km S of Mexicali, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 15, 1956 07:07
67 years ago
5.2

6 km
152km / 94mi65 km S of Guadalupe Victoria, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Nov 14, 1954 05:36
68 years ago
5.2

6 km
95km / 59mi52 km SE of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
May 31, 1954 08:06
69 years ago
5.2

6 km
109km / 67mi38 km W of San Felipe, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
May 11, 1945 23:32
78 years ago
5.2

6 km
45km / 28mi17 km E of Camalu, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Jan 9, 1941 10:28
82 years ago
5.2

6 km
130km / 81mi26 km NW of San Felipe, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 18, 2011 17:47
12 years ago
5.1

15 km
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Sep 13, 1975 02:55
47 years ago
5.1

33 km
18km / 11mi51 km NW of Lazaro Cardenas, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Mar 10, 1956 14:12
67 years ago
5.1

6 km
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Sep 14, 2010 10:52
12 years ago
5.0

9.9 km
183km / 114mi20 km S of Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota, MexicoMore
Feb 7, 2003 10:34
20 years ago
5.0

7.5 km
128km / 79miEnsenada Municipality, 83 km SW of Guadalupe Victoria, MexicoMore
Sep 13, 1975 02:38
47 years ago
5.0

33 km
28km / 17mi44 km NW of Lazaro Cardenas, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 9, 2015 01:45
8 years ago
4.9

1 km
111km / 69mi16 km N of Rancho Dolores, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 18, 1998 14:29
25 years ago
4.9

5.6 km
135km / 84mi83 km E of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Nov 22, 1974 16:25
48 years ago
4.9

33 km
115km / 72mi42 km NW of San Felipe, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Jun 10, 1969 03:41
54 years ago
4.9

6 km
81km / 50mi56 km SE of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Jan 27, 1963 03:00
60 years ago
4.9

6 km
106km / 66mi80 km SE of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Jul 17, 1959 07:26
64 years ago
4.9

6 km
100km / 62mi68 km SE of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Jun 14, 1959 06:13
64 years ago
4.9

6 km
73km / 45mi8.6 km NW of San José (La Calentura) [Viñedos Agricolas], MexicoMore
Jul 16, 1956 00:39
67 years ago
4.9

6 km
79km / 49mi51 km NE of Lazaro Cardenas, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Mar 9, 1956 00:32
67 years ago
4.9

6 km
104km / 65mi30 km E of Benito Garcia (El Zorrillo), MexicoMore
Feb 25, 1956 22:34
67 years ago
4.9

6 km
38km / 24mi10.7 km NE of Camalu, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 25, 1956 08:08
67 years ago
4.9

6 km
146km / 91mi64 km SW of Guadalupe Victoria, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 16, 1956 05:53
67 years ago
4.9

6 km
99km / 62mi10.4 km NE of Arroyo de Leon (Ejido Kiliwas), MexicoMore
Feb 15, 1956 18:54
67 years ago
4.9

6 km
131km / 81mi70 km NW of San Felipe, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 11, 1956 06:11
67 years ago
4.9

6 km
115km / 71mi47 km E of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 11, 1956 05:19
67 years ago
4.9

6 km
98km / 61mi82 km SE of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 9, 1956 14:46
67 years ago
4.9

6 km
122km / 76mi39 km E of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Jul 7, 1940 18:42
83 years ago
4.9

6 km
140km / 87mi55 km NW of San Felipe, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 27, 1937 01:29
86 years ago
4.9

6 km
122km / 76mi10.2 km S of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Jan 25, 1988 13:17
35 years ago
4.8

5.8 km
118km / 74mi83 km E of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Sep 13, 1975 14:09
47 years ago
4.8

33 km
47km / 29mi55 km SW of Lazaro Cardenas, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Sep 13, 1975 04:21
47 years ago
4.8

33 km
41km / 26mi53 km W of Lazaro Cardenas, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Nov 5, 1966 05:18
56 years ago
4.8

6 km
117km / 73mi99 km E of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
May 26, 1966 20:33
57 years ago
4.8

6 km
109km / 68mi91 km SE of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 9, 1961 17:50
62 years ago
4.8

6 km
126km / 78mi86 km SW of Guadalupe Victoria, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Sep 23, 1956 08:52
66 years ago
4.8

6 km
106km / 66mi11 km NE of Rancho Dolores, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Apr 25, 1956 09:08
67 years ago
4.8

6 km
107km / 66miEnsenada Municipality, 63 km NW of San Felipe, MexicoMore
Apr 6, 2010 08:12
13 years ago
4.7

10 km
176km / 109mi40 km S of Estacion Coahuila, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Jun 6, 1977 21:19
46 years ago
4.7

6 km
117km / 73mi82 km S of Lazaro Cardenas, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Sep 13, 1975 13:30
47 years ago
4.7

33 km
32km / 20mi46 km W of Lazaro Cardenas, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Dec 28, 1974 23:18
48 years ago
4.7

33 km
29km / 18mi40 km N of Lazaro Cardenas, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Dec 20, 2013 05:27
9 years ago
4.6

15 km
96km / 59mi6.5 km NW of Rancho Dolores, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 24, 1998 11:31
25 years ago
4.6

12 km
90km / 56mi76 km W of San Felipe, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Apr 7, 1994 18:32
29 years ago
4.6

5.8 km
111km / 69mi73 km E of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Dec 2, 1987 03:59
35 years ago
4.6

5.1 km
128km / 80mi74 km E of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Aug 3, 1975 13:32
48 years ago
4.6

18 km
127km / 79mi76 km E of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Dec 30, 1974 13:12
48 years ago
4.6

6 km
91km / 57mi72 km S of Lazaro Cardenas, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Nov 22, 2022 21:00
11 weeks ago
4.5

10 km
22km / 14miNorth Pacific Ocean, 65 km NW of Lazaro Cardenas, MexicoMore
Aug 17, 2020 15:31
2 years ago
4.5

10 km
96km / 60mi1.6 km N of Rancho Dolores, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Apr 20, 2019 14:41
4 years ago
4.5

10 km
95km / 59mi6.5 km SE of Rancho Dolores, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Jan 26, 2011 00:11
12 years ago
4.5

5 km
86km / 54mi3.4 km S of Arroyo de Leon (Ejido Kiliwas), MexicoMore
Apr 28, 1999 19:08
24 years ago
4.5

6.8 km
88km / 55mi45 km SE of Lazaro Cardenas, Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
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