Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 19 km northeast of Santa María Xadani, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, 16 Nov 2.58 pm (GMT -6) -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 19 km northeast of Santa María Xadani, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, 16 Nov 2.58 pm (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 57 km depth

16 Nov 21:14 UTC: First to report: SSN after 16 minutes.
Update Mon, 16 Nov 2020, 21:15
Light earthquake of magnitude 4.2 just reported 78 km southwest of Salina Cruz, Mexico
4.2 quake 19 km NE of Santa María Xadani, Mexico, 16 Nov 2.58 pm (GMT -6)
4.2 quake 19 km NE of Santa María Xadani, Mexico, 16 Nov 2.58 pm (GMT -6)
A moderately shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported early afternoon near the village of Guadalupe Victoria, Mexico.
According to Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the quake hit on Monday 16 November 2020 at 2.58 pm local time at a moderately shallow depth of 57 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.
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 Guadalupe Victoria (pop. 900) located 2 km from the epicenter, San Miguel Chongos (pop. 500) 6 km away, San Isidro Chacalapa (pop. 400) 11 km away, San José Chiltepec (pop. 400) 13 km away, and Santa María Petatengo (pop. 600) 13 km away.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Salina Cruz (pop. 73,600) located 78 km from the epicenter, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (pop. 37,400) 79 km away, and Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (pop. 23,900) 81 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 16 Nov 2020 08:58:21 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 16 Nov 2.58 pm (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 57.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.02°N / 95.91°W (Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) W of Guadalupe Victoria (San Carlos Yautepec) (pop: 935)
13 km (8 mi) SSW of Santa María Zapotitlán (Santa María Ecatepec) (pop: 1,100)
16 km (10 mi) NW of El Coyul (San Pedro Huamelula) (pop: 2,200)
17 km (11 mi) E of Merced del Potrero (San Miguel del Puerto) (pop: 2,180)
19 km (12 mi) ENE of Santa María Xadani (pop: 5,900)
37 km (23 mi) NE of Crucecita (pop: 15,100)
145 km (90 mi) SE of Oaxaca City (Oaxaca de Juarez, San Miguel Chimalapa) (pop: 255,000)
510 km (317 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 4.257 km36 Km Al NORESTE De CRUCECITA, OAX, MexicoSSN
M 4.257 kmOAXACA, MEXICOEMSC

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Cape Town / not felt / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Heard a loud noise as if there was a plane flying and shortly after, there was a tremor. The whole house shook
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