Magnitude 4.3 earthquake strikes near Cintalapa de Figueroa, Cintalapa, Chiapas, Mexico
Sat, 13 Mar 2021, 06:3306:33 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 25 minutes ago, a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck near Cintalapa de Figueroa, Cintalapa, Chiapas, Mexico. The tremor was recorded after midnight on Saturday 13 March 2021 at 12:07 am local time, at an intermediate depth of 138 km below the surface.
4.3 quake 13 Mar 12:07 am (GMT -6)
The event was filed by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.3 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include José Lopez Portillo (Chocomanatlan) (pop. 130) located 3 km from the epicenter, Santo Domingo Zanatepec (pop. 7,200) 40 km away, Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop. 42,500) 40 km away, San Pedro Tapanatepec (pop. 7,400) 42 km away, Jiquipilas (pop. 9,900) 48 km away, Chahuite (pop. 9,800) 50 km away, and Arriaga (pop. 24,400) 60 km away. In Las Amilpas (pop. 8,800, 70 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Date & time: 13 Mar 2021 12:07 am (GMT -6) local time (13 Mar 2021 06:07 GMT)
Depth: 138.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.74°N / 94.09°W (Santa Maria Chimalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Primary data source: SSN
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