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Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 9.1 km south of Matias Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 2:29 pm (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 9.1 km south of Matias Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 2:29 pm (GMT -6) Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 9.1 km south of Matias Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 2:29 pm (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 5 km depth

7 Dec 02:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 6 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 6, 2022 20:29:15 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 2:29 pm (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.4
Depth5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude16.8°N / 95.06°W (El Barrio de la Soledad, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode16.8°S / 84.94°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoSan Martín (197 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities1 km (1 mi) SE of Niza Conejo (pop: 677) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
9 km (6 mi) SSW of Matias Romero Avendaño (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) SSE of San Juan Guichicovi (pop: 4,280) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) N of Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) NNW of La Ventosa (pop: 4,880) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) N of Santa Cruz (pop: 7,820) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
179 km (112 mi) E of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
520 km (323 mi) ESE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 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
3.45 kmMexico: 8 Km Al SUROESTE De MATIAS ROMERO, OAXSSN
3.45 kmOaxaca, MexicoRaspberryShake

Seismograms

Seismic station: COMITAN (CCIG/MX network) | Distance from quake: 317 km / 197 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.

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97 km
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5.6

48 km
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5.6

97 km
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5.5

10 km
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5.5

10 km
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10 km
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5.5

10 km
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5.5

158 km
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5.5

110 km
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Oct 11, 2002 14:41
20 years ago
5.5

33 km
143km / 89mi78 km SW of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jun 12, 1985 11:03
38 years ago
5.5

63 km
164km / 102mi43 km SW of Tonala, Chiapas, MexicoMore
Feb 5, 1983 23:41
40 years ago
5.5

33 km
82km / 51mi17 km SE of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
Jan 24, 1983 13:04
40 years ago
5.5

66 km
67km / 42mi4.8 km NW of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
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52 years ago
5.5

82 km
30km / 18mi64 km NW of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, MexicoMore
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1 year 3 weeks ago
5.4

43 km
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Jul 24, 2020 03:19
3 years ago
5.4

10 km
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Jun 24, 2020 02:33
3 years ago
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17 km
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Jan 21, 2019 11:57
4 years ago
5.4

10 km
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Apr 10, 2016 07:11
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5.4

10 km
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15 years ago
5.4

147 km
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Apr 20, 2004 17:44
19 years ago
5.4

146 km
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10 km
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88 km
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