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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 164 km southwest of Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 3:59 pm (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 164 km southwest of Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 3:59 pm (GMT -6) Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 164 km southwest of Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 3:59 pm (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 17 km depth

6 Dec 22:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 28 minutes.
6 Dec 22:28: Now using data updates from SSN

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 6, 2022 21:59:18 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 3:59 pm (GMT -6)
Depth17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude14.66°N / 94.31°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode14.66°S / 85.69°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoTacana (242 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities147 km (91 mi) SW of Isla San José (Pijijiapan) (pop: 100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
149 km (93 mi) SSW of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro) (pop: 1,780) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
151 km (94 mi) SW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (pop: 1,030) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
151 km (94 mi) SSW of Doctor Belisario Dominguez (La Barra) (pop: 1,040) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
158 km (98 mi) SW of San Isidro (pop: 1,630) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
164 km (102 mi) SW of Joaquin Miguel Gutiérrez (Margaritas) (pop: 1,620) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
164 km (102 mi) SW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
737 km (458 mi) SE of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeFew Clouds 27.1°C (81 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NNE
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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4.017 kmOff Coast of Chiapas, MexicoRaspberryShake


Seismic station: COMITAN (CCIG/MX network) | Distance from quake: 295 km / 183 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: 0.2-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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near San Pedro Buenavista, Villa Corzo, Chiapas (183.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 5-10 s : yeah  

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