Moderate 4.4 quake hits near Crucecita, Santa María Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico
Thu, 25 Mar 2021, 04:4204:42 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
A magnitude 4.4 earthquake near Crucecita, Santa María Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico, was reported only 20 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 10 km beneath the epicenter late at night on Wednesday 24 March 2021 at 10:22 pm local time. 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.
4.4 quake 24 Mar 10:22 pm (GMT -6)
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include San Agustin (pop. 250) located 75 km from the epicenter, Crucecita (pop. 15,100) 78 km away, Puerto Angel (pop. 2,600) 91 km away, Huatulco (pop. 7,400) 93 km away, and San Pedro Pochutla (pop. 13,700) 95 km away.
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Date & time: 24 Mar 2021 10:22 pm (GMT -6) local time (25 Mar 2021 04:22 GMT)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.12°N / 95.86°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Primary data source: SSN
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