Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 0.5 km southwest of Cafetal Parian, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, 30 Nov 2020 1:46 am (GMT -6) -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 0.5 km southwest of Cafetal Parian, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, 30 Nov 2020 1:46 am (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 50 km depth

30 Nov 08:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
30 Nov 08:14: Now using data updates from SSN
Update Mon, 30 Nov 2020, 08:09
Light magnitude 4.2 quake hits 84 km northeast of Puerto Escondido, Mexico early morning
4.2 quake 30 Nov 1:46 am (GMT -6)
4.2 quake 30 Nov 1:46 am (GMT -6)
A moderately shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported early morning near Huatulco, Mexico.
According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the quake hit on Monday 30 November 2020 at 1.46 am local time at a moderately shallow depth of 50 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 Huatulco (pop. 7,400) located 22 km from the epicenter, Santa Maria Xadani (pop. 1000) 27 km away, Crucecita (pop. 15,100) 35 km away, San Pedro Pochutla (pop. 13,700) 36 km away, Boca Vieja (Barra Boca Vieja) (pop. 200) 38 km away, Barra de Cuatunalco (pop. 200) 38 km away, and Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz (pop. 23,900) 45 km away.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Puerto Escondido (pop. 25,900) located 84 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 30 Nov 2020 07:46:34 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 30 Nov 2020 1:46 am (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.03°N / 96.31°W (Santa Maria Ozolotepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NNW of El Gavilan (pop: 75) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) ESE of San Marcial Ozolotepec (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) N of Huatulco (pop: 7,410) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) W of Merced del Potrero (pop: 2,180) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SSE of San Cristobal Amatlan (pop: 4,100) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (21 mi) NNW of Crucecita (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NNE of San Pedro Pochutla (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SE of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz (Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz) (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) SSE of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
482 km (299 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 15.4°C (60 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from N
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.
M 4.250 km34 Km Al NOROESTE De CRUCECITA, OAX, MexicoSSN

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
mexico city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 0.5 km southwest of Cafetal Parian, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, 30 Nov 2020 1:46 am (GMT -6)
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