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Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 147 km southeast of San José del Cabo, Mexico, on Saturday, Mar 18, 2023 at 6:13 am (GMT -7) -

Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 147 km southeast of San José del Cabo, Mexico, on Saturday, Mar 18, 2023 at 6:13 am (GMT -7) Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 147 km southeast of San José del Cabo, Mexico, on Saturday, Mar 18, 2023 at 6:13 am (GMT -7)

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

18 Mar 13:48 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 34 minutes.
18 Mar 13:49: Now using data updates from SSN

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 18, 2023 13:13:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Mar 18, 2023 at 6:13 am (GMT -7)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude22.44°N / 108.43°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode22.44°S / 71.57°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearby towns and cities135 km (84 mi) SE of Las Dos Ballenas (pop: 10) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
147 km (91 mi) ESE of San José del Cabo (pop: 69,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
153 km (95 mi) ESE of Las Veredas (pop: 10,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
160 km (100 mi) ESE of Cabo San Lucas (pop: 68,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
162 km (101 mi) ESE of Colonia del Sol (pop: 48,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
225 km (140 mi) WSW of Mazatlan (pop: 381,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
228 km (141 mi) SW of La Cruz (pop: 15,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
269 km (167 mi) SE of La Paz (pop: 215,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 22°C (72 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 3 m/s (7 kts) from NE
Estimated seismic energy released2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 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.
4.410 kmMexico: 148 Km Al SURESTE De SAN JOSE DEL CABO, BCSSSN
4.410 kmOff Coast of Central MexicoRaspberryShake


Seismic station: SANTA ROSALIA (SRIG/MX network) | Distance from quake: 665 km / 413 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: 0.2-5.0 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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