M 7.6 in Mexico on 19 Sep 2022 18:05 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 7.6M
Depth: 15.134 Km
Event Date: 19 Sep 2022 18:05 UTC
19 Sep 2022 13:05 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI VIII
70 thousand (in MMI>=VII)
Source: NEIC us7000i9bw
Inserted at: 19 Sep 2022 18:27 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score:
4.4 (Mexico)
Maximun Wave Height observed: 0.79 m

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0.4 0.8 0.8
us7000i9bw Scaled population (raster) 3.86 Max wave alert 0.87m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0.87m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 0.92      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1462954 1.1 19 Sep 2022 18:05 7.5M, 10km N/A 10 thousand (in 100km) 1.3m (at 00:04) 00:09 NTWC
1462957 0.8 19 Sep 2022 18:05 7.6M, 15.134km 7.53 70 thousand (in MMI>=VII) 0.9m (at 00:22) 00:22 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Estimated Tsunami affected locations

The maximum observed wave height is 0.79m in Manzanillo Mx;
The maximum Wave height is  0.9m in Cayaca, Mexico. This height is estimated for 19-Sep-2022 18:27:74.

Alert Date (UTC) Name Country Wave height (m)
19-Sep-2022 18:27:74 Cayaca Mexico  0.9
19-Sep-2022 18:07:97 Las Trojitas Mexico  0.8
19-Sep-2022 18:05:00 Maruata Mexico  0.7
19-Sep-2022 18:09:02 San Telmo Mexico  0.6
19-Sep-2022 19:27:14 Playa Azul Mexico  0.5
19-Sep-2022 18:38:73 Calla de Campos Mexico  0.4
19-Sep-2022 18:47:27 Cuyutlan Mexico  0.4
19-Sep-2022 19:03:97 Santiago Mexico  0.3
19-Sep-2022 18:48:73 El Real Mexico  0.3
19-Sep-2022 19:36:84 Lazaro Cardenas Mexico  0.3
19-Sep-2022 20:12:05 Barrio Nuevo Mexico  0.3
19-Sep-2022 18:46:66 El Ciruelo Mexico  0.3
19-Sep-2022 18:35:65 Barra de Navidad Mexico  0.3
19-Sep-2022 19:09:95 Manzanillo Mexico  0.2
19-Sep-2022 19:11:61 La Manzanilla Mexico  0.2
19-Sep-2022 18:32:27 Estrecho Mexico  0.2
19-Sep-2022 19:05:67 Melchor Ocampo Mexico  0.2
19-Sep-2022 18:16:96 Apisa Mexico  0.2
19-Sep-2022 19:51:98 Zihuatanejo Mexico  0.2
19-Sep-2022 19:12:67 Joluta Mexico  0.2
19-Sep-2022 19:05:06 Calvario Mexico  0.2
19-Sep-2022 19:20:08 Chola Mexico  0.1
19-Sep-2022 21:28:24 Acapulco Club de Yates Mexico  0.1
19-Sep-2022 19:13:82 Chamela Mexico  0.1
19-Sep-2022 19:28:01 El Marques Mexico  0.1
19-Sep-2022 20:42:75 Ipala Mexico  0.1
19-Sep-2022 19:27:05 Acapulco Mexico  0.1
19-Sep-2022 19:27:05 Acapulco_MX Mexico  0.1
19-Sep-2022 20:28:11 La Lima Mexico  0.1
19-Sep-2022 20:53:59 Salina Cruz- Oax. Mexico  0.1
19-Sep-2022 18:48:77 240 NM Southwest of Manzanillo- Mexico  0.1
19-Sep-2022 19:54:66 Puerto Vallarta Mexico  0.1
19-Sep-2022 20:48:54 Los Inocentes Mexico  0.1
19-Sep-2022 22:19:61 Salina Cruz Mexico  0.1

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Initial conditions

Title: ""Colima-Michoacan border region""

Fault parameters

  • Latitude: 18.367
  • Longitude: -103.252
  • Length: 100 km
  • Width: 28 km
  • Magnitude: 7.6 M

Okada parameters:

  • Slip: 2.5 m
  • Strike: 295 (geogr angle: north=0, south=180)
  • Dip: 16 degree
  • Rake: 90 degree
  • Depth: 15 km

Calculation parameters

  • Calculation space (lon/lat): -112.252, 9.367, -94.252, 27.367
  • Instead of Step -> use Cell size:1.5 minutes

Sea Level

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