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Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico on Thursday, 21 March 2019

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake  - Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico on Thursday, 21 March 2019
Date & time: Thursday, 21 March 2019 12:16 UTC
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.66°N / 96.06°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martín (337 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^10 J (24.8 MWh / 21.3 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
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"I felt it" reports:
La Crucita / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Dreams resort / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tangaluna Beach, Huatulco, Mexico / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(68 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Secrets Resort Huatulco / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke up at very loud boom and quick shake. Followed by another lighter shake minutes later!
Las Brisas, tangolunda bay / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Montecito Brach Village in Huatulco / MMI IV (Light shaking): There was a series of 3 quakes, each feeling like a construction truck was driving by. It shook for a few seconds.
La Crucieta / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt like something large had our building. Banging sound and some shaking.
Dreams hualtulco / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It is my first experience. Hope this is accurate.
Huatulco, Mexico / MMI IV (Light shaking): Have felt several small ones all morning. This one shook the bed.
Santa Maria Huatulco / MMI IV (Light shaking): 2 large booms followed by mild shaking.
Secretary resort , Huatulco / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke me from a dead sleep, one good rumble and shake then an aftershock
Huatulco / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Had just woke up. still in bed when we heard and felt a low rumbling.
Hacienda Real, Santa. Cruz Blvd, Sector A Bahias d / MMI IV (Light shaking): The shaking this morning woke us up. It was stronger and lasted longer than the one on Tuesday night. Felt the shaking about 620 am.
Las Brisas Huatulco / MMI III (Weak shaking): Woke me up. Felt 2 times.
Tangolunda bay. Huatulco. Mexico / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(12.4 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Very loud, lasted for a few seconds. Felt tremors for about an hour before it hit and two afterwards.
Santa Cruz / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Very quickly over but a good shake..was certainly felt moderate
(13.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
barceló huatulco / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(12.1 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Crucieta marina / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Our very first tremor
Barcelo Huatulco / MMI IV (Light shaking): 6:28 am woke everyone up. Map would not function.
Camino Real Zaashilia / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Wasn’t like shaking but more like being hit with loud noise
Huatulco / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Secrets Huatulco / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt like a heavy truck driving by our room in the hallway. First earthquake experience
Hotel Princess Mayev, Huatulco, Oaxaca / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(12.2 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Huatulco / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Huatulco / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(13.1 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Bahias de Huatulco / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Huatulco (12.6 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Light shaking and tremors (via app)
Santa María Huatulco (Mexico) (14 km NW from epicenter)(no details): In Huatulco (via EMSC)
Santa María Huatulco (Mexico) (14 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Good temblor, woke me from a dead sleep (via EMSC)

 

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