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4.7 Bucerias-Puerto Vallarta, Mexico EARTHQUAKE, January 22, 2013 11:29:57

4.7 Bucerias, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Earthqauke. Image and Data Credit USGS.

The USGS has reported a 4.7 magnitude earthquake has struck Bucerias, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico on . The epicenter was located approximately:

84 km WNW of Bucerias, Mexico
99 km WNW of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
99 km WNW of Ixtapa, Mexico
100 km WSW of Las Varas, Mexico
749 km WNW of Mexico City, Mexico

...at a depth of 56.3 km. There were no significant injuries or damage reported at this point, Friendly Forecast will update this report as events unfold.

The above image displays the locations and intensity of the Bucerias, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico earthquake.

Did you feel it?

Communities around Puerto Vallarta, Mexico reported feeling light shaking. Here is a list of locations in and around Puerto Vallarta, Mexico that has felt the earthquake:

Location: Bahía de Banderas, Nayarit, Mexico Intensity: 3 Responses: 3
Location: Bucerías, Nayarit, Mexico Intensity: 4 Responses: 3
Location: Compostela, Nayarit, Mexico Intensity: 3 Responses: 3
Location: La Peñita de Jaltemba, Nayarit, Mexico Intensity: 3 Responses: 3
Location: Las Jarretaderas, Nayarit, Mexico Intensity: 2 Responses: 1
Location: Puebla, Puebla, Mexico Intensity: 3 Responses: 1
Location: Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico Intensity: 2 Responses: 19
Location: Valle de Banderas, Nayarit, Mexico Intensity: 3 Responses: 1

If you felt the quake you can report it here to the USGS

Current year earthquakes for Bucerias, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Earthquake history and activity for Bucerias, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico since 1990.

Earthquake history and activity for Bucerias, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico since 1900.

The above image indicates the "P-WAVE", or basically the amount of time in seconds that seismographs in other parts of the world detected the Bucerias, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico earthquake.

Theoretical P-Wave Travel Times
City Distance
Travel Time
Arrival Time
Mexico City, Mexico 6.70 1:35.818:31:32.8Pn
Brownsville, Texas 9.30 2:11.318:32:08.3Pn
Phoenix, Arizona 13.50 3:08.618:33:05.6Pn
Albuquerque, New Mexico 14.06 3:16.218:33:13.2Pn
Los Angeles, California 16.87 3:52.318:33:49.2Pn
Wichita, Kansas 18.37 4:10.118:34:07.1P
Golden, Colorado 18.72 4:13.918:34:10.9P
San Francisco, California 21.90 4:48.318:34:45.3P
St. Louis, Missouri 22.30 4:52.618:34:49.6P
Knoxville, Tennessee 23.62 5:05.918:35:02.9P
Miami, Florida 24.25 5:11.718:35:08.7P
Duluth, Minnesota 28.10 5:46.418:35:43.4P
Seattle, Washington 29.78 6:01.318:35:58.3P
Washington, D.C. 30.69 6:09.318:36:06.3P
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 32.46 6:24.818:36:21.8P
New York, New York 33.59 6:34.718:36:31.7P
Ottawa, Canada 34.87 6:45.718:36:42.8P
Boston, Massachusetts 36.27 6:57.718:36:54.7P
San Juan, Puerto Rico 37.65 7:09.418:37:06.4P
Bangor, Maine 38.84 7:19.418:37:16.4P
Lima, Peru 43.54 7:58.018:37:55.0P
Honolulu, Hawaii 48.06 8:33.618:38:30.6P
Anchorage, Alaska 50.36 8:51.218:38:48.2P
Bergen, Norway 82.0012:13.918:42:10.9P
London, England 83.2612:20.518:42:17.5P
Palmer Station, Antarctica 93.7313:10.518:43:07.5P
Rome, Italy 95.6013:19.018:43:16.0P
Wellington, New Zealand 95.7813:19.918:43:16.9P
Tokyo, Japan 96.0113:20.918:43:17.9P
Moscow, Russia 97.6413:28.218:43:25.2P
Agana, Guam 102.4613:49.618:43:46.6Pdiff
Beijing, China 107.5914:12.418:44:09.4Pdiff
Brisbane, Australia 108.6814:17.218:44:14.2Pdiff
Kathmandu, Nepal 130.3715:53.518:45:50.5Pdiff
Nairobi, Kenya 138.9016:31.318:46:28.3Pdiff

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You can read the full source Bucerias, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico earthquake details here via the USGS.

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