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Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 215 km west of Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico, on Friday, Mar 17, 2023 at 11:33 pm (GMT -7) -

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Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 215 km west of Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico, on Friday, Mar 17, 2023 at 11:33 pm (GMT -7) Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 215 km west of Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico, on Friday, Mar 17, 2023 at 11:33 pm (GMT -7)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

18 Mar 06:52 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 18 minutes.
18 Mar 08:56: Now using data updates from SSN
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Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 18, 2023 06:33:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Mar 17, 2023 at 11:33 pm (GMT -7)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude18.65°N / 106.32°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode18.65°S / 73.68°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearby towns and cities161 km (100 mi) WSW of Jardines Playa Rosa (pop: 22) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
182 km (113 mi) WSW of Melaque (San Patricio) (pop: 7,570) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
182 km (113 mi) SW of Tomatlan (Tomatlán) (pop: 9,030) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
196 km (122 mi) WSW of Cihuatlan (Cihuatlán) (pop: 18,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
215 km (133 mi) WSW of Manzanillo (pop: 130,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
240 km (149 mi) WSW of Autlan de Navarro (pop: 45,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
267 km (166 mi) SW of El Salto (pop: 22,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
761 km (473 mi) W of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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4.210 kmMexico: 196 Km Al SUROESTE De CIHUATLAN, JALSSN
4.210 kmOff Coast of Jalisco, MexicoRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Morelia, Mich, MX (MOIG/MX network) | Distance from quake: 546 km / 339 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Morelia, Mich, MX: 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: 0.2-5.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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