Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 29 km southeast of Crucecita, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 14 Nov 2020 11:08 am (GMT -6) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 29 km southeast of Crucecita, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 14 Nov 2020 11:08 am (GMT -6)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 15 km depth

14 Nov 17:21 UTC: First to report: SSN after 13 minutes.
Update Sat, 14 Nov 2020, 17:24
Light magnitude 4.2 quake hits 29 km southeast of Crucecita, Mexico in the morning
4.2 quake 29 km SE of Crucecita, Mexico, 14 Nov 11.08 am (GMT -6)
4.2 quake 29 km SE of Crucecita, Mexico, 14 Nov 11.08 am (GMT -6)
Just 16 minutes ago, a 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck near the town of Crucecita, Mexico. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Saturday 14 November 2020 at 11.08 am local time, at a shallow depth of 15 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service at VolcanoDiscovery identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.2 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter. Weak shaking might have been felt in Crucecita (pop. 15,100) located 29 km from the epicenter, Sector H Tres (pop. 2,800) 30 km away, Sector U-Dos Sur (pop. 300) 31 km away, San Agustín (pop. 300) 32 km away, Barra de la Cruz (pop. 700) 32 km away, Zimatán (pop. 500) 33 km away, Santa María Huatulco (pop. 7,400) 48 km away, and San Pedro Pochutla (pop. 13,100) 56 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 14 Nov 2020 17:08:11 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 14 Nov 2020 11:08 am (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.55°N / 95.98°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (16 mi) SSE of Residencial Conejos (pop: 30) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SE of Crucecita (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SE of Huatulco (pop: 7,410) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) S of Merced del Potrero (pop: 2,180) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) ESE of San Pedro Pochutla (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) SSW of Santiago Astata (pop: 2,210) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SSW of Santa Maria Zapotitlan (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SE of San Miguel Suchixtepec (pop: 1,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of El Morro (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
545 km (339 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 32.4°C (90 F), humidity: 55%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from SE
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.215 km29 Km Al SURESTE De CRUCECITA, OAX, MexicoSSN
4.215 kmOFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICOEMSC

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