Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake 96 km west of La Libertad, Mexico
Mon, 29 Nov 2021, 19:5219:52 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred only 27 minutes ago 96 km west of La Libertad, Mexico, Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported.
4.5 quake 29 Nov 11:23 am (GMT -8)
The quake hit at a very shallow depth of 9 km beneath the epicenter near La Libertad, Pitiquito, altar sonora, Mexico, in the morning on Monday, November 29th, 2021, at 11:23 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 4.5 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include La Libertad (pop. 2,800) located 96 km from the epicenter.
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Date & time: Nov 29, 2021 11:23 am (GMT -8) local time (29 Nov 2021 19:23 GMT)
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.89°N / 113.69°W (Gulf of California, Mexico)
Primary data source: SSN
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