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Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 48 km south of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Mexico, on Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 1:17 pm (GMT -6) -

Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 48 km south of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Mexico, on Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 1:17 pm (GMT -6) Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 48 km south of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Mexico, on Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 1:17 pm (GMT -6)

Weak magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 66 km depth

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

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 8, 2022 19:17:34 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 1:17 pm (GMT -6)
Depth66.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude14.49°N / 92.37°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode14.49°S / 87.63°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoTacana (76 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities15 km (10 mi) SSW of El Sajio (pop: 172) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (10 mi) WSW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) SSE of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) SW of Ciudad Hidalgo (pop: 14,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) SSW of Frontera Hidalgo (pop: 3,520) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
42 km (26 mi) SSE of Mazatlan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez (pop: 202,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
905 km (562 mi) SE of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 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.
3.866 kmMexico: 31 Km Al SUROESTE De CD HIDALGO, CHISSSN
3.866 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoRaspberryShake


Seismic station: COMITAN (CCIG/MX network) | Distance from quake: 201 km / 125 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

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