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Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Oaxaca, 37 km northwest of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, Jan 30, 2023 at 12:23 pm (GMT -6) -

Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Oaxaca, 37 km northwest of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, Jan 30, 2023 at 12:23 pm (GMT -6) Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Oaxaca, 37 km northwest of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, Jan 30, 2023 at 12:23 pm (GMT -6)

Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 150 km depth

31 Jan 02:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 8 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 30, 2023 18:23:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Jan 30, 2023 at 12:23 pm (GMT -6)
Depth149.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude16.92°N / 93.96°W (Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode16.92°S / 86.04°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoEl Chichón (92 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities3 km (2 mi) NE of Francisco Sarabia (pop: 51) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) NW of Emiliano Zapata (Chiapas) (pop: 1,510) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) NW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (Chiapas) (pop: 42,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (25 mi) NNW of Lazaro Cardenas (Chiapas) (pop: 3,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (26 mi) SE of La Horqueta (Poblado Doce) (Veracruz) (pop: 1,490) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) SW of Raudales Malpaso (Chiapas) (pop: 6,820) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
294 km (183 mi) E of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
613 km (381 mi) ESE of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (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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3.6150 kmMexico: 36 Km Al NOROESTE De CINTALAPA, CHISSSN
3.6150 kmChiapas, MexicoRaspberryShake


Seismic station: COMITAN (CCIG/MX network) | Distance from quake: 207 km / 129 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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