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Weak mag. 3.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 77 km south of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 4:17 am (GMT -6) -

Weak mag. 3.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 77 km south of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 4:17 am (GMT -6) Weak mag. 3.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 77 km south of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 4:17 am (GMT -6)

Weak magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 71 km depth

7 Dec 15:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 7, 2022 10:17:29 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 4:17 am (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.7
Depth71.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude15.4°N / 93.73°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode15.4°S / 86.27°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoTacana (176 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities44 km (27 mi) SW of Isla San José (Pijijiapan) (pop: 100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro) (pop: 1,780) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
64 km (40 mi) WSW of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
77 km (48 mi) S of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (55 mi) W of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) SSE of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
105 km (65 mi) SSW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
727 km (452 mi) SE of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.771 kmMexico: 64 Km Al SUROESTE De PIJIJIAPAN, CHISSSN
3.771 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoRaspberryShake
3.771 kmOFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC

Seismograms

Seismic station: COMITAN (CCIG/MX network) | Distance from quake: 197 km / 122 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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