A moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake was registered 37 km southeast of Mexicali, Baja California

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The earthquake took place on Wednesday, Sep 8, 2021 2:17 pm local time.

Updated: Sep 10, 2021 01:19 GMT

Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 37 km southeast of Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, on Wednesday, Sep 8, 2021 2:17 pm (GMT -7)

Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 9 km depth

8 Sep 21:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
8 Sep 21:55: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 2.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 16.0 to 14.0 km (from 9.9 to 8.7 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 0.9 km (0.6 mi) towards W.
9 Sep 01:00: Now using data updates from SSN Date & time: Sep 8, 2021 21:17:52 UTC – 1 day 7 hours ago
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Sep 8, 2021 2:17 pm (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.47°N / 115.11°W

(Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, Mexico)
Antipode: 32.47°S / 64.89°E
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (94 km / 58 mi)


Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) SSW of Rancho Ceballos (Colonia Grupo Dos Tubos) (pop: 12) –> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) NE of Ejido Nuevo Leon (pop: 3,660) –> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) N of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) –> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) ESE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) –> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) W of San Luis (Yuma County, Arizona, USA) (pop: 31,500) –> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) W of San Luis Rio Colorado (Sonora) (pop: 158,100) –> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) ESE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) –> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) ESE of Calexico (California, USA) (pop: 40,100) –> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) ESE of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) –> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) WSW of Arizona (USA) (pop: 94,100) –> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source:SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT)

Source: Volcano Discovery

Baja California Post