Moderate magnitude 4.3 quake hits 106 km southwest of El Azufre, Mexico early morning
Sat, 24 Apr 2021, 09:3409:34 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred only 22 minutes ago 106 km southwest of El Azufre, Mexico, Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported.
4.3 quake 24 Apr 2:11 am (GMT -7)
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near El Azufre, Villa de Tututepec de Melchor Ocampo, Oaxaca, Mexico, early morning on Saturday 24 April 2021 at 2:11 am 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.
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 El Azufre (pop. 520) located 106 km from the epicenter.
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Date & time: 24 Apr 2:11 am (GMT -7) local time (24 Apr 2021 09:11 GMT)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.15°N / 98.25°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Primary data source: SSN
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