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Terremoto leve mag. 4.4 - North Pacific Ocean, 30 km WSW of Mapastepec, Chiapas, Mexico, lunes, 23 may 2022 08:00 (GMT -5) -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.4 - North Pacific Ocean, 30 km WSW of Mapastepec, Chiapas, Mexico, lunes, 23 may 2022 08:00 (GMT -5) Terremoto leve mag. 4.4 - North Pacific Ocean, 30 km WSW of Mapastepec, Chiapas, Mexico, lunes, 23 may 2022 08:00 (GMT -5)

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.4 a 94 km de profundidad

23 May 13:21 UTC: Primero en informar: SSN después de 21 minutos.
Update Mon, 23 May 2022, 13:27
Magnitude 4.4 earthquake strikes near Mapastepec, Chiapas, Mexico
4.4 quake 23 May 8:00 am (GMT -5)
4.4 quake 23 May 8:00 am (GMT -5)
Just 27 minutes ago, a 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck near Mapastepec, Chiapas, Mexico. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Monday, May 23rd, 2022, at 8:00 am local time, at an intermediate depth of 94 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.4 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (pop. 1000) located 9 km from the epicenter, Joaquin Miguel Gutiérrez (Margaritas) (pop. 1,600) 22 km away, El Carmen (pop. 1,400) 23 km away, Mapastepec (pop. 17,900) 30 km away, Pijijiapan (pop. 16,900) 35 km away, Ulapa (pop. 1,900) 41 km away, Acapeteahua (pop. 6,200) 52 km away, Acacoyagua (pop. 7,500) 53 km away, and Escuintla (pop. 9,600) 55 km away.
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Earthquake data

Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora23 May 2022 13:00:34 UTC -
Hora local en el epicentrolunes, 23 may 2022 08:00 (GMT -5)
Prof.94.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud15.37°N / 93.17°W (Océano Pacífico Norte, México)
Antipode15.37°S / 86.83°E
Intensidad del temblorTemblor débil cerca del epicentro
Sentido0 informes
Fuente primaria de datosSSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Volcán mas cercanoTacana (117 km / 73 mi)
Lugares cercanos9 km al S de La Esperanza (El Zapotal) (pop: 1,030) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
22 km al SSO de Joaquin Miguel Gutiérrez (Margaritas) (pop: 1,620) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
30 km al OSO de Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
35 km al S de Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
41 km al O de Ulapa (pop: 1,940) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
55 km al O de Escuintla (pop: 9,570) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
66 km al ONO de Pueblo Nuevo (San Juan) (pop: 7,200) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
777 km al SE de Ciudad de México (pop: 12,294,200) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoScattered Clouds 27.4°C (81 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from NW
Energía sísmica estimada liberada2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 MWh, equivalente a 60 toneladas de TNT) | about seismic energy
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