Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Лавиља, 1.7 km south of Caobal (San Juan Evangelista), Veracruz, Mexico, on Friday, 4 Dec 2020 5:39 pm (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Лавиља, 1.7 km south of Caobal (San Juan Evangelista), Veracruz, Mexico, on Friday, 4 Dec 2020 5:39 pm (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 125 km depth

4 Dec 23:56 UTC: First to report: SSN after 17 minutes.
Update Fri, 4 Dec 2020, 23:57
Magnitude 4.6 earthquake strikes near Caobal, Mexico
4.6 quake 4 Dec 5:39 pm (GMT -6)
4.6 quake 4 Dec 5:39 pm (GMT -6)
Just 18 minutes ago, a 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck near Caobal, San Juan Evangelista, Veracruz, Mexico. The tremor was recorded in the afternoon on Friday 4 December 2020 at 5.39 pm local time, at an intermediate depth of 125 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the first seismological agency to report it.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Caobal (pop. 400) located 2 km from the epicenter, Ejido el Ixtal (pop. 280) 4 km away, Colonia Reforma Agraria (pop. 480) 5 km away, El Naranjo (pop. 210) 6 km away, Colonia Villahermosa (pop. 460) 10 km away, Zapotitancillo de Juarez (pop. 380) 15 km away, Sayula de Aleman (pop. 14,000) 35 km away, and Acayucan (pop. 50,900) 44 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 4 Dec 2020 23:39:13 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 4 Dec 2020 5:39 pm (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 125.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.61°N / 95.13°W (Лавиља, Veracruz, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: San Martín (107 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) S of Caobal (San Juan Evangelista) (pop: 396) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSW of Acayucan (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SW of Jaltipan de Morelos (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SE of Isla (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SW of Cosoleacaque (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) SW of Minatitlan (pop: 112,000) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) S of San Andrés Tuxtla (pop: 61,800) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SW of Coatzacoalcos (pop: 236,000) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) SE of Xalapa (pop: 424,800) --> See nearby quakes!
468 km (291 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 19.4°C (67 F), humidity: 87%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from NW
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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