Mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 27 km southwest of Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, 30 Nov 2020 12:08 pm (GMT -6) -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 27 km southwest of Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, 30 Nov 2020 12:08 pm (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 9 km depth

30 Nov 18:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
30 Nov 18:49: Now using data updates from SSN
Update Mon, 30 Nov 2020, 18:36
Light 4.2 quake hits near Puerto Escondido, Mexico
4.2 quake OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO, 30 Nov 12.08 pm (GMT -6)
4.2 quake OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO, 30 Nov 12.08 pm (GMT -6)
Just 27 minutes ago, a 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Puerto Escondido, Mexico. The tremor was recorded around noon on Monday 30 November 2020 at 12.08 pm local time, at a very shallow depth of 9 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the first seismological agency to report it.
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 El Jicaro (pop. 260) located 26 km from the epicenter, Puerto Escondido (pop. 25,900) 27 km away, El Venado (pop. 150) 28 km away, Cerro Hermoso (pop. 380) 39 km away, Santa Maria Tiltepec (pop. 2,200) 40 km away, and Juan Diego (pop. 540) 41 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include La Reforma (pop. 650) located 44 km from the epicenter, and La Luz (pop. 2,400) 55 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 30 Nov 2020 18:08:38 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 30 Nov 2020 12:08 pm (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.72°N / 97.28°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) S of La Barra de Manialtepec (pop: 20) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SW of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) WSW of Santa Maria Colotepec (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSW of Santos Reyes Nopala (pop: 5,200) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSE of Santiago Jocotepec (pop: 1,770) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) SE of Santa Rosa de Lima (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) S of Santa Catarina Juquila (pop: 5,320) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SW of San Baltazar Loxicha (pop: 2,180) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SSE of Tepenixtlahuaca (pop: 2,550) --> See nearby quakes!
457 km (284 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 29°C (84 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from S
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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Mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 27 km southwest of Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, 30 Nov 2020 12:08 pm (GMT -6)
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