Moderate magnitude 4.9 quake hits 12 km northwest of Apatzingan, Mexico late at night
Tue, 11 May 2021, 04:5204:52 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported a magnitude 4.9 quake in Mexico near Apatzingan, Apatzingán, Michoacan, only 14 minutes ago. The earthquake hit late at night on Monday 10 May 2021 at 11:37 pm local time at an intermediate depth of 122 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.
4.9 quake 10 May 11:37 pm (GMT -5)
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include San Juan de los Platanos (pop. 1,300) located 4 km from the epicenter, Apatzingan (pop. 99,000) 12 km away, Tepalcatepec (pop. 15,200) 41 km away, Nueva Italia de Ruiz (pop. 32,500) 41 km away, Periban de Ramos (pop. 15,400) 45 km away, Los Reyes de Salgado (pop. 39,200) 52 km away, Uruapan (pop. 264,400) 54 km away, and Zamora (pop. 141,600) 98 km away.
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Date & time: 10 May 11:37 pm (GMT -5) local time (11 May 2021 04:37 GMT)
Depth: 122.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.12°N / 102.47°W (California, Michoacan, Mexico)
Primary data source: EMSC
Tue, 11 May 2021, 00:24
Mon, 10 May 2021, 23:50