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Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 132 km northeast of San José del Cabo, Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico, on Saturday, Mar 18, 2023 at 12:02 am (GMT -7) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 132 km northeast of San José del Cabo, Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico, on Saturday, Mar 18, 2023 at 12:02 am (GMT -7) Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 132 km northeast of San José del Cabo, Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico, on Saturday, Mar 18, 2023 at 12:02 am (GMT -7)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

18 Mar 07:24 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 21 minutes.
18 Mar 08:56: Now using data updates from SSN

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 18, 2023 07:02:57 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Mar 18, 2023 at 12:02 am (GMT -7)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude23.99°N / 108.9°W (Gulf of California, Mexico)
Antipode23.99°S / 71.1°E
Shaking intensityModerate shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearby towns and cities82 km (51 mi) ENE of La Rivera (pop: 2,050) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
88 km (55 mi) ENE of Los Barriles (pop: 1,170) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
132 km (82 mi) NE of San José del Cabo (pop: 69,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
149 km (93 mi) SW of Navolato (pop: 29,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
156 km (97 mi) WSW of Licenciado Benito Juarez (Campo Gobierno) (Licenciado Benito Juárez) (pop: 24,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
157 km (97 mi) WSW of Villa Juarez (Licenciado Benito Juárez) (pop: 21,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
159 km (99 mi) NE of Colonia del Sol (pop: 48,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
160 km (99 mi) NE of Cabo San Lucas (pop: 68,500) | 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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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.
4.210 kmMexico: 132 Km Al NORESTE De SAN JOSE DEL CABO, BCSSSN
4.210 kmMexico: Gulf of CaliforniaRaspberryShake


Seismic station: SANTA ROSALIA (SRIG/MX network) | Distance from quake: 499 km / 310 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station SANTA ROSALIA: 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: 0.2-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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Sleep (2063.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shaking woke me  

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