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Significant magnitude 5.1 earthquake 141 km northeast of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico

Sun, 29 Nov 2020, 08:27
08:27 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
5.1 quake 29 Nov 2:07 am (GMT -6)
5.1 quake 29 Nov 2:07 am (GMT -6)
An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred early morning on Sunday 29 November 2020 at 2.07 am local time near San Mateo, Mexico, as reported by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a moderately shallow depth of 60 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), which listed it as a magnitude 4.8 earthquake.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc. Weak shaking might have been felt in San Mateo (pop. 300) located 2 km from the epicenter, Palenque (pop. 36,700) 12 km away, Las Colmenas (pop. 300) 18 km away, Doctor Samuel Leon Brindis (pop. 1,300) 21 km away, El Esquinero (pop. 100) 25 km away, Villahermosa (pop. 353,600) 102 km away, Ciudad del Carmen (pop. 169,500) 124 km away, and Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop. 537,100) 141 km away.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you’re in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.
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Earthquake data:
I felt this quake

Date & time: Sun, 29 Nov 08:07 UTC
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.63°N / 92.35°W
Primary data source: SSN

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Sun, 29 Nov 2020, 06:06
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Sun, 29 Nov 2020, 03:00
3.0 quake 29 Nov 2:11 am (GMT +1)
A magnitude 3.0 earthquake near Telgruc-sur-Mer was reported 1 hour and 48 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 15 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Sunday 29 November 2020 at 2.11 am local time. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data. ... read all
Sun, 29 Nov 2020, 00:24
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 29 Nov 2020
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