Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 37 km south of San Pedro Pochutla, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-10-06 01:19:46 (Hora de México) -

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - 37 km south of San Pedro Pochutla, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2020-10-06 01:19:46 (Hora de México)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 16 km depth

6 Oct 06:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 27 minutes.
6 Oct 06:49: Now using data updates from SSN
Date & time: 6 Oct 2020 06:19:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-06 01:19:46 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.42°N / 96.55°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) S of El Mazunte (Santa María Tonameca) (pop: 873)
37 km (23 mi) SSW of San Pedro Pochutla (pop: 13,100)
48 km (30 mi) SSE of San Francisco Cozoaltepec (pop: 2,120)
52 km (32 mi) SSW of Santa María Huatulco (pop: 7,410)
59 km (37 mi) SW of Crucecita (pop: 15,100)
75 km (47 mi) SE of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900)
184 km (114 mi) S of Oaxaca (pop: 262,600)
523 km (325 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 23.3°C (74 F), humidity: 90%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: SSN
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 4.616 km37 Km Al SUR De S PEDRO POCHUTLA, OAX, MexicoSSN
M 4.035 kmOffshore Oaxaca, MexicoEMSC
M 4.035 km5 Km SSW of Santiago Xanica, MexicoUSGS

User reports for this quake (3)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
27.3 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Agostinillo / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
San Agustinillo / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
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