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Weak mag. 3.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 64 km south of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 2:28 am (GMT -6) -

Weak mag. 3.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 64 km south of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 2:28 am (GMT -6) Weak mag. 3.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 64 km south of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 2:28 am (GMT -6)

Weak magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 68 km depth

6 Dec 14:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 6 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 6, 2022 08:28:42 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 2:28 am (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.6
Depth68.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude15.53°N / 93.89°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode15.53°S / 86.11°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoTacana (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities42 km (26 mi) SSW of Isla San Marcos (pop: 86) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
58 km (36 mi) S of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
64 km (40 mi) SSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (47 mi) WSW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) S of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
91 km (57 mi) SSE of Chahuites (pop: 9,840) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
103 km (64 mi) SW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
705 km (438 mi) SE of Mexico (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

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.668 kmMexico: 64 Km Al SUR De TONALA, CHISSSN
3.668 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoRaspberryShake

Seismograms

Seismic station: COMITAN (CCIG/MX network) | Distance from quake: 205 km / 128 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. 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.
There are no user reports for this quake.

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
Sep 8, 2017 04:49
5 years ago
8.1

60 km
62km / 39miNorth Pacific Ocean, 88 km SW of Topon, Pijijiapan, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Sep 23, 1902 20:18
120 years ago
7.8

0 km
109km / 68mi39 km SE of Villaflores, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Mar 22, 1928 04:17
95 years ago
7.6

15 km
247km / 153mi11 km N of Merced del Potrero, San Miguel del Puerto, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Nov 7, 2012 16:35
10 years ago
7.4

24 km
269km / 167miNorth Pacific Ocean, 35 km S of Champerico, GuatemalaMore
Aug 23, 1965 19:46
57 years ago
7.4

25 km
220km / 137mi5.4 km S of Santa Maria Zapotitlan, Santa Maria Ecatepec, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jun 23, 2020 15:29
3 years ago
7.3

35 km
228km / 142mi15 km NE of Merced del Potrero, San Miguel del Puerto, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 29, 1970 14:01
53 years ago
7.3

35 km
174km / 108mi60 km SW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Dec 14, 1935 22:05
87 years ago
7.3

35 km
186km / 116mi4.6 km E of Puerto Madero, Tapachula, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Oct 21, 1995 02:38
27 years ago
7.2

159 km
152km / 95mi13 km NW of Ocozocoautla de Espinosa, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Sep 10, 1993 19:12
29 years ago
7.2

34 km
161km / 100mi47 km SW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Oct 23, 1950 16:13
72 years ago
7.2

65 km
252km / 156mi1.9 km N of Champerico, Departamento de Retalhuleu, GuatemalaMore
Dec 2, 1983 03:09
39 years ago
7.0

67 km
267km / 166mi71 km S of Coatepec, Quetzaltenango, GuatemalaMore
Jun 28, 1944 07:58
79 years ago
7.0

25 km
172km / 107mi95 km SW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Jun 14, 2017 07:29
6 years ago
6.9

104 km
241km / 150mi4.8 km W of Cabrican, Quetzaltenango, GuatemalaMore
Jul 7, 2014 11:23
9 years ago
6.9

60 km
182km / 113mi1.2 km N of El Encanto, Tapachula, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Mar 14, 1994 20:51
29 years ago
6.9

164 km
165km / 102miLa Concordia, 42 km SW of Comitan, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Sep 3, 1993 12:35
29 years ago
6.8

27 km
169km / 105mi65 km SW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Nov 17, 1953 13:29
69 years ago
6.8

25 km
289km / 180mi225 km SW of Guatemala, Departamento de GuatemalaMore
Apr 17, 1919 20:53
104 years ago
6.8

35 km
275km / 171mi34 km S of Retalhuleu, Departamento de Retalhuleu, GuatemalaMore
Oct 16, 2008 19:41
14 years ago
6.7

24 km
205km / 127mi20 km SW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Dec 5, 1939 08:30
83 years ago
6.7

45 km
246km / 153mi24 km SW of Retalhuleu, Departamento de Retalhuleu, GuatemalaMore
Sep 7, 2013 00:13
9 years ago
6.6

67 km
216km / 134miQuetzaltenango, 5.4 km SE of Ciudad Tecun Uman, Ayutla, San Marcos, GuatemalaMore
Apr 7, 2011 13:11
12 years ago
6.6

166 km
193km / 120mi1.6 km SE of Bajo Grande, Uxpanapa, Veracruz, MexicoMore
Nov 13, 1972 04:43
50 years ago
6.6

15 km
123km / 77mi65 km S of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 30, 1970 08:33
53 years ago
6.6

35 km
129km / 80mi114 km W of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Apr 29, 1970 11:22
53 years ago
6.6

35 km
166km / 103mi83 km SW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Feb 11, 1941 14:35
82 years ago
6.6

15 km
113km / 70mi124 km S of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Feb 1, 2019 16:14
4 years ago
6.5

107 km
202km / 126mi6.7 km W of Malacatan, Malacatán, San Marcos, GuatemalaMore
Dec 17, 2015 19:49
7 years ago
6.5

90 km
76km / 47mi2.4 km S of Filipinas, Villa Corzo, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Nov 11, 2012 22:15
10 years ago
6.5

27 km
240km / 149miNorth Pacific Ocean, 31 km SW of Champerico, GuatemalaMore
Feb 12, 2008 12:50
15 years ago
6.5

83 km
102km / 63mi5.5 km E of Yerba Santa, Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Sep 30, 1993 18:27
29 years ago
6.5

19 km
88km / 54mi100 km SE of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Apr 6, 1982 19:56
41 years ago
6.5

65 km
237km / 147mi49 km SW of Coatepec, Quetzaltenango, GuatemalaMore
Apr 28, 1959 11:09
64 years ago
6.5

25 km
202km / 125mi9.3 km W of Brisas Barra de Suchiate, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Apr 17, 1928 03:25
95 years ago
6.5

35 km
291km / 181mi38 km SE of Isla, Veracruz, MexicoMore
Jan 16, 2002 23:09
21 years ago
6.4

80 km
81km / 50mi22 km S of Pijijiapan, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Nov 28, 2001 14:32
21 years ago
6.4

85 km
84km / 52mi17 km SE of Pijijiapan, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Dec 31, 1996 12:41
26 years ago
6.4

100 km
104km / 65mi55 km SE of Villaflores, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Sep 19, 1993 14:10
29 years ago
6.4

18 km
143km / 89mi130 km SW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Nov 28, 1968 10:36
54 years ago
6.4

20 km
109km / 68mi127 km S of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Dec 29, 1936 13:59
86 years ago
6.4

15 km
258km / 160mi269 km SW of Guatemala, Departamento de GuatemalaMore
Mar 12, 2000 22:21
23 years ago
6.3

62 km
167km / 104miHuehuetan, 22 km W of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Jun 7, 1998 23:20
25 years ago
6.3

87 km
49km / 31mi15 km S of Tonala, Chiapas, MexicoMore
May 30, 1992 16:30
31 years ago
6.3

55 km
159km / 99mi89 km SW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Aug 31, 1984 19:46
38 years ago
6.3

119 km
89km / 55mi17 km S of Villaflores, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Sep 15, 1983 10:39
39 years ago
6.3

115 km
101km / 63mi19 km SE of Villaflores, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Jan 24, 1983 08:17
40 years ago
6.3

57 km
159km / 99mi5.1 km SW of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jun 22, 1979 06:30
44 years ago
6.3

107 km
181km / 112miSanta Maria Chimalapa, 76 km NE of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
May 13, 1954 14:46
69 years ago
6.3

62 km
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Nov 20, 2019 04:27
3 years ago
6.2

10 km
181km / 113miNorth Pacific Ocean, 98 km SW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Jan 21, 2012 18:47
11 years ago
6.2

45 km
120km / 74miNorth Pacific Ocean, 65 km SW of Huixtla, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Oct 23, 1950 17:48
72 years ago
6.2

65 km
280km / 174mi27 km SE of Champerico, Departamento de Retalhuleu, GuatemalaMore
Jan 15, 2021 16:10
2 years ago
6.1

16 km
266km / 165miNorth Pacific Ocean, 57 km SW of Champerico, GuatemalaMore
Jul 6, 2007 01:09
16 years ago
6.1

113 km
92km / 57mi16 km NW of Arriaga, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Dec 4, 2000 04:43
22 years ago
6.1

33 km
73km / 45mi137 km S of Tonala, Chiapas, MexicoMore
May 8, 1999 22:12
24 years ago
6.1

39 km
255km / 159mi55 km S of Coatepec, Quetzaltenango, GuatemalaMore
May 5, 1999 22:41
24 years ago
6.1

33 km
155km / 96mi233 km S of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Sep 16, 1989 23:20
33 years ago
6.1

108 km
110km / 68mi21 km S of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Mar 12, 1987 12:18
36 years ago
6.1

40 km
76km / 47mi90 km SE of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Oct 13, 1984 17:18
38 years ago
6.1

31 km
72km / 45mi132 km SW of Tonala, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Dec 31, 1974 20:21
48 years ago
6.1

39 km
272km / 169mi48 km S of Retalhuleu, Departamento de Retalhuleu, GuatemalaMore
Nov 12, 1942 04:55
80 years ago
6.1

60 km
111km / 69mi2.1 km SE of Ramon Escobar Balboa, San Miguel Chimalapa, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Sep 23, 2017 12:53
5 years ago
6.0

10 km
180km / 112mi1.8 km W of Cieneguilla, Asuncion Ixtaltepec, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Sep 8, 2017 08:34
5 years ago
6.0

10 km
46km / 28miNorth Pacific Ocean, 90 km SW of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro), MexicoMore
Apr 25, 2016 07:07
7 years ago
6.0

10 km
151km / 94miNorth Pacific Ocean, 65 km SW of Puerto Madero, Tapachula, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Apr 15, 2016 14:11
7 years ago
6.0

10 km
293km / 182miNorth Pacific Ocean, 229 km SW of Guatemala, Departamento de GuatemalaMore
Jul 29, 2012 12:22
11 years ago
6.0

36 km
211km / 131miNorth Pacific Ocean, 26 km SW of Ocos, Ocós, San Marcos, GuatemalaMore
May 1, 2012 22:43
11 years ago
6.0

14 km
167km / 104miNorth Pacific Ocean, 90 km SW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, MexicoMore
Jan 19, 2001 01:12
22 years ago
6.0

93 km
126km / 79mi74 km NW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Sep 6, 1995 22:48
27 years ago
6.0

12 km
76km / 47mi138 km S of Tonala, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Apr 10, 1994 17:36
29 years ago
6.0

100 km
222km / 138mi38 km SW of San Pedro Sacatepéquez, San Marcos, GuatemalaMore
Sep 10, 1993 18:58
29 years ago
6.0

63 km
173km / 108mi77 km SW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Jul 5, 1986 22:09
37 years ago
6.0

112 km
140km / 87mi72 km NW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Aug 20, 1971 21:36
51 years ago
6.0

28 km
296km / 184mi253 km SW of Guatemala, Departamento de GuatemalaMore
Apr 30, 1970 12:51
53 years ago
6.0

35 km
145km / 90mi136 km SW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Sep 25, 1968 10:38
54 years ago
6.0

125 km
145km / 90miSiltepec, 80 km N of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Sep 19, 1964 05:08
58 years ago
6.0

25 km
87km / 54mi149 km SW of Tonala, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Jan 24, 1959 19:42
64 years ago
6.0

35 km
187km / 116mi79 km SW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Apr 27, 2016 12:51
7 years ago
5.9

28 km
149km / 92miNorth Pacific Ocean, 59 km W of Puerto Madero, Tapachula, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Aug 18, 2004 09:03
18 years ago
5.9

63 km
151km / 94mi8.1 km E of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Mar 15, 1987 05:11
36 years ago
5.9

40 km
75km / 46mi91 km SE of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jul 13, 1986 09:12
37 years ago
5.9

80 km
59km / 37mi16 km W of Tonala, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Sep 22, 1971 14:14
51 years ago
5.9

23 km
80km / 50mi142 km S of Tonala, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Dec 24, 1970 08:00
52 years ago
5.9

102 km
52km / 32mi23 km SE of Tonala, Chiapas, MexicoMore
May 2, 1970 02:06
53 years ago
5.9

35 km
117km / 73mi150 km SW of Huixtla, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Apr 22, 1962 04:45
61 years ago
5.9

66 km
79km / 49mi6.5 km S of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), Pijijiapan, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Sep 2, 1958 20:07
64 years ago
5.9

35 km
137km / 85mi94 km SW of Huixtla, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Mar 2, 2014 22:17
9 years ago
5.8

35 km
172km / 107miNorth Pacific Ocean, 71 km SW of Puerto Madero, Tapachula, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Aug 13, 2011 07:33
11 years ago
5.8

6 km
152km / 94mi206 km S of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jan 17, 2009 02:57
14 years ago
5.8

169 km
125km / 78mi5.3 km NW of Nueva Colombia, Angel Albino Corzo, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Oct 16, 2008 19:43
14 years ago
5.8

23 km
202km / 125mi47 km SW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Jun 27, 2006 13:03
17 years ago
5.8

9 km
66km / 41mi130 km S of Tonala, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Feb 1, 2003 16:30
20 years ago
5.8

211 km
156km / 97miAcala, 33 km SW of San Cristobal, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Feb 14, 2002 23:23
21 years ago
5.8

76 km
147km / 91miHuixtla, 42 km W of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Apr 1, 1996 06:10
27 years ago
5.8

33 km
116km / 72mi142 km W of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Sep 10, 1993 17:28
29 years ago
5.8

62 km
169km / 105mi79 km SW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Aug 19, 1975 14:57
47 years ago
5.8

85 km
81km / 51miOaxaca, 24 km W of Arriaga, Chiapas, MexicoMore
May 15, 1970 09:44
53 years ago
5.8

35 km
184km / 114mi97 km SW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, MexicoMore
May 1, 1970 08:35
53 years ago
5.8

35 km
134km / 83mi123 km SW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Apr 30, 1970 13:21
53 years ago
5.8

35 km
113km / 70mi126 km W of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, MexicoMore
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