Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.3 just reported 40 km southeast of Nueva Italia de Ruiz, Mexico
Wed, 14 Apr 2021, 12:2712:27 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred early morning on Wednesday 14 April 2021 at 6:59 am local time near Nueva Italia de Ruiz, Múgica, Michoacan, Mexico, as reported by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN).
4.3 quake 14 Apr 6:59 am (GMT -5)
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at an intermediate depth of 70 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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Los Pocitos (pop. 280) located 1 km from the epicenter, La Mira Tumbiscatio (pop. 14,500) 33 km away, La Huacana (pop. 9,400) 36 km away, Nueva Italia de Ruiz (pop. 32,500) 40 km away, Antunez (Morelos) (pop. 9,000) 44 km away, Arteaga (pop. 10,500) 49 km away, Apatzingan (pop. 99,000) 61 km away, and Ario de Rosales (pop. 16,600) 65 km away.
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Date & time: 14 Apr 2021 6:59 am (GMT -5) local time (14 Apr 2021 11:59 GMT)
Depth: 70.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.68°N / 101.97°W (La Huacana, Michoacan, Mexico)
Primary data source: SSN
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