M 6.2 in Mexico on 22 Nov 2022 16:39 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1347394
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.2M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 30.7873 , -116.3913
Event Date: 22 Nov 2022 16:39 UTC
22 Nov 2022 08:39 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI X
Few people affected (in MMI>=VII)
Inserted at: 22 Nov 2022 16:58 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
4.4 (Mexico)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us7000irjd Scaled population (raster) 0.3 Max wave alert 0.06m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0.06m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 0.92      
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Mexico - Earthquake (ECHO 23 Nov 2022)Wed, 23 Nov 2022 11:35

  • An earthquake of 6.2M at a depth of 10 km occurred off the coast of north-western Mexico on 22 November at 16.39 UTC (8.39 local time). The epicentre of the earthquake was offshore, approximately 30 km west of Camalú Town (San Quintín Municipality, north-western Baja California State).
  • Several aftershocks with a maximum magnitude of 4.5 M have been recorded in the area. USGS PAGER estimates that up to 21,000 people were exposed to strong shaking.
  • According to media reports, there are no immediate reports of any casualties or damage.
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (92), (5), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (2), WMO (2), USGS (5), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),