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Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 71 km west of Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico, on Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 2:45 am (GMT -7) -

Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 71 km west of Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico, on Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 2:45 am (GMT -7) Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 71 km west of Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico, on Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 2:45 am (GMT -7)

Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 9 km depth

1 Dec 14:14 UTC: First to report: SSN after 4 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 1, 2022 09:45:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 2:45 am (GMT -7)
Depth9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude31.3°N / 114.28°W (Gulf of California, Mexico)
Antipode31.3°S / 65.72°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoPinacate (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities45 km (28 mi) SSE of Playa el Machorro (pop: 14) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
61 km (38 mi) ENE of San Felipe (San Felípe) (pop: 16,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
71 km (44 mi) W of Puerto Peñasco (pop: 56,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
135 km (84 mi) SE of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
137 km (85 mi) SSE of San Luis Rio Colorado (pop: 158,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
174 km (108 mi) SE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
185 km (115 mi) SE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
192 km (119 mi) SE of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 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.
3.59 kmMexico: 60 Km Al NORESTE De SAN FELIPE, BCSSN
3.59 kmMexico: Gulf of CaliforniaRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Glamis (GLA/CI network) | Distance from quake: 201 km / 125 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Glamis: 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: 0.5-10.0 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.
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