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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 127 Km Al Suroeste De Mapastepec, México, Mexico on Monday, 12 October 2020

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.5 quake: 142 Km Al SUROESTE De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS, Mexico, 12 Oct 2020 04:13, which had occurred 2 hours and 36 minutes earlier.
Light mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 127 Km Al Suroeste De Mapastepec, México, Mexico on Monday, 12 October 2020
12 Oct 07:00 UTC: First to report: INETER after 10 minutes.
12 Oct 13:00: Now using data updates from SSN
Date & time: Monday, 12 October 2020 06:49 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-12 01:49:41 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 171.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.77°N / 93.08°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (184 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) SW of Las Brisas del Huayate (pop: 200)
49 km (30 mi) SW of Aztlán (pop: 300)
50 km (31 mi) SW of La Lupe (pop: 100)
90 km (56 mi) W of Tapachula (pop: 198,000)
168 km (104 mi) W of Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200)
826 km (513 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.1°C (83 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: SSN
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 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.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-10-12 01:49:41 (Hora de México) (12 Oct 06:49:41 UTC)M 4.2 / 171 km127 Km Al Suroeste De Mapastepec, México, MexicoSSN
2020-10-12 00:49:42 (12 Oct 06:49:42 UTC)M 4.1 / 28 km77 Km Al SUROESTE De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS, MexicoINETER
Mon, 12 Oct 06:49 UTCM 4.2 / 171 kmOffshore Chiapas, MexicoEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
farmingdale ny / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s

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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 127 Km Al Suroeste De Mapastepec, México, Mexico on Monday, 12 October 2020

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