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Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 39 km southwest of San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico, on Monday, Nov 27, 2023, at 11:51 am (Tijuana time) -

A light magnitude 3.4 earthquake hit 39 km (24 mi) away from San Felipe, Baja California,  Mexico, in the morning of Monday, Nov 27, 2023 at 11.51 am local time (America/Tijuana GMT -8). The quake had a very shallow depth of 9.6 km (6 mi) and was not felt (or at least not reported so).

Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 39 km southwest of San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico, on Monday, Nov 27, 2023, at 11:51 am (Tijuana time) Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 39 km southwest of San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico, on Monday, Nov 27, 2023, at 11:51 am (Tijuana time)

Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

28 Nov 02:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 6 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 27, 2023 19:51:56 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Nov 27, 2023, at 11:51 am (America/Tijuana GMT -8)
StatusPreliminary (automatic detection)
Magnitude3.4
Depth9.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude30.77°N / 115.12°W Ensenada Municipality, Baja California, Mexico
Seismic antipode30.77°S / 64.88°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Nearest volcanoIsla San Luis (113 km / 70 mi)
Estimated seismic energy released7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Nearby places

The closest larger town where the quake might have been felt is San Felipe, a town with 17,000 inhabitants in Mexico, in 39 km (24 mi) distance northeast of the epicenter. People likely experienced very weak shaking there. Several smaller towns and villages are located closer to the epicenter and might have experienced stronger shaking.
The following table shows some of the places that might have been affected (or not) by the shaking.
Distance Place Max. shaking intensity(*) Region Country
5 km (3 mi)
NW of epicenter
Arco del Triunfo [Centro de Rehabilitacion]
(pop: 27)
III: Weak
Ensenada Municipality, Baja California
39 km (24 mi)
NE of epicenter
San Felipe
(pop: 16,700)
II: Very weak
Mexicali Municipality, Baja California
41 km (25 mi)
E of epicenter
El Vergel [Campo]
(pop: 15)
II: Very weak
Ensenada Municipality, Baja California
44 km (27 mi)
NE of epicenter
Playa de Oro
(pop: 27)
II: Very weak
Mexicali Municipality, Baja California
75 km (46 mi)
NW of epicenter
Arroyo de Leon (Ejido Kiliwas)
(pop: 13)
II: Very weak
Ensenada Municipality, Baja California
79 km (49 mi)
W of epicenter
Rancho Avila (San Fernando)
(pop: 13)
II: Very weak
Ensenada Municipality, Baja California
82 km (51 mi)
W of epicenter
Lazaro Cardenas
(pop: 16,300)
II: Very weak
Ensenada Municipality, Baja California
82 km (51 mi)
NW of epicenter
International Childrens Care
(pop: 28)
II: Very weak
Ensenada Municipality, Baja California
83 km (52 mi)
W of epicenter
Vicente Guerrero
(pop: 11,500)
II: Very weak
Ensenada Municipality, Baja California
85 km (53 mi)
SW of epicenter
Venustiano Carranza
(pop: 823)
I: Not felt
Ensenada Municipality, Baja California
89 km (56 mi)
S of epicenter
Guayaquil
(pop: 10)
I: Not felt
Ensenada Municipality, Baja California
90 km (56 mi)
W of epicenter
Camalu
(pop: 8,620)
I: Not felt
Ensenada Municipality, Baja California
92 km (57 mi)
NW of epicenter
Las Cuatas
(pop: 10)
I: Not felt
Ensenada Municipality, Baja California
94 km (58 mi)
SW of epicenter
Familia Jiménez
(pop: 10)
I: Not felt
Ensenada Municipality, Baja California
98 km (61 mi)
SW of epicenter
El Rosario de Arriba
(pop: 1,700)
I: Not felt
Ensenada Municipality, Baja California
99 km (61 mi)
W of epicenter
Ejido Benito Juarez
(pop: 108)
I: Not felt
Ensenada Municipality, Baja California
102 km (63 mi)
W of epicenter
Las Brisas
(pop: 1,080)
I: Not felt
Ensenada Municipality, Baja California
104 km (65 mi)
NW of epicenter
San José (La Calentura) [Viñedos Agricolas]
(pop: 12)
I: Not felt
Ensenada Municipality, Baja California
110 km (69 mi)
W of epicenter
Campo Miramar
(pop: 78)
I: Not felt
Ensenada Municipality, Baja California
113 km (70 mi)
NW of epicenter
Llano Colorado
(pop: 14)
I: Not felt
Ensenada Municipality, Baja California
118 km (73 mi)
NE of epicenter
Golfo de Santa Clara
(pop: 3,970)
I: Not felt
San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora
119 km (74 mi)
NW of epicenter
Héroes de la Independencia
(pop: 752)
I: Not felt
Ensenada Municipality, Baja California
122 km (76 mi)
S of epicenter
Catarina
(pop: 159)
I: Not felt
Ensenada Municipality, Baja California
124 km (77 mi)
NW of epicenter
San Vicente
(pop: 4,360)
I: Not felt
Ensenada Municipality, Baja California
128 km (79 mi)
NW of epicenter
Ejido 18 de Marzo (El Alamo)
(pop: 14)
I: Not felt
Ensenada Municipality, Baja California
209 km (130 mi)
N of epicenter
Mexicali
(pop: 1,032,700)
I: Not felt
Baja California
Notes:
(*) Shaking intensity according to the Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale (MMI) and estimated using seismic models.

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Data for the same earthquake as reported by different agencies

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.
Mag Depth Time GMT
2023-11-27
Epicenter Agency
3.4 9.6 km
6 mi
19:51:56 Mexico: 40 Km Al SUROESTE De SAN FELIPE, BC SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
3.4 9.6 km
6 mi
19:51:56 Baja California, Mexico
0 km (0 mi) epicenter difference with SSN
EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)

Seismograms

Seismic station: In-Ko-Pah (IKP/CI network) | Distance from quake: 229 km / 142 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station In-Ko-Pah: 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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