Light earthquake of magnitude 4.2 just reported 69 km southwest of Huetamo de Nuñez, Mexico
Wed, 27 Jan 2021, 05:3305:33 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred late at night on Tuesday 26 January 2021 at 11:10 pm local time near Huetamo de Nuñez, Huetamo, Michoacan, Mexico, as reported by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN).
4.2 quake 26 Jan 11:10 pm (GMT -6)
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a moderately shallow depth of 47 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 European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.2 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include El Capadero (pop. 72) located 3 km from the epicenter, Churumuco de Morelos (pop. 4,700) 24 km away, Coahuayutla de Guerrero (pop. 1,500) 28 km away, Zirandaro de los Chavez (pop. 3,300) 58 km away, La Huacana (pop. 9,400) 61 km away, La Union (pop. 3,200) 62 km away, Huetamo de Nuñez (pop. 21,900) 69 km away, and Nueva Italia de Ruiz (pop. 32,500) 85 km away.
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Date & time: 26 Jan 2021 11:10 pm (GMT -6) local time (27 Jan 2021 05:10 GMT)
Depth: 47.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.48°N / 101.53°W (Zenzénhuaro, Guerrero, Mexico)
Primary data source: SSN
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