Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 115 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, 16 Nov 4.29 am (GMT -6) -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 115 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, 16 Nov 4.29 am (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 16 km depth

16 Nov 10:56 UTC: First to report: SSN after 26 minutes.
Update Mon, 16 Nov 2020, 10:57
Light tremor of magnitude 4.2 just reported 96 km southwest of Cachimbo, Mexico
4.2 quake 96 km SW of Cachimbo, Mexico, 16 Nov 4.29 am (GMT -6)
4.2 quake 96 km SW of Cachimbo, Mexico, 16 Nov 4.29 am (GMT -6)
Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Mexico near the village of Cachimbo only 27 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Monday 16 November 2020 at 4.29 am local time at a shallow depth of 16 km. 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.
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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Cachimbo (pop. 100) located 96 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 16 Nov 2020 10:29:41 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 16 Nov 4.29 am (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.33°N / 94.57°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (58 mi) SSW of Rincon de Caballar
115 km (72 mi) SE of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600)
121 km (75 mi) SW of Tonalá (pop: 32,900)
124 km (77 mi) SW of Arriaga (pop: 22,800)
132 km (82 mi) SE of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 37,400)
132 km (82 mi) SSE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800)
223 km (138 mi) SW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
665 km (413 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.216 km116 Km Al SURESTE De SALINA CRUZ, OAX, MexicoSSN
M 4.216 kmOFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICOEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Uruapan (913.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s
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