Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - 24 km southeast of Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, on Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021 11:05 am (GMT -8) -

Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - 24 km southeast of Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, on Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021 11:05 am (GMT -8)

Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 20 km depth

24 Feb 19:07 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
24 Feb 19:09: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 16.1 to 20.9 km (from 10 to 13 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.3 km (1.4 mi) towards S.
24 Feb 21:12: Magnitude recalculated from 2.9 to 3.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 20.9 to 19.7 km (from 13 to 12.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.6 km (1 mi) towards SSE.
Date & time: 24 Feb 2021 19:05:11 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021 11:05 am (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 19.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.52417°N / 115.22483°W (Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (82 km / 51 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) ENE of Jalisco (pop: 452) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) ESE of Puebla (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NNW of Nuevo Leon (pop: 3,660) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) WNW of Ejido Quintana Roo (pop: 2,310) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) WSW of Tecolots (Poblado Benito Juárez) (pop: 5,260) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ESE of Mexicali (pop: 689,800) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) NNW of Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) ESE of Calexico (California, USA) (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) E of Progreso (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) ESE of Santa Isabel (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 23°C (73 F), humidity: 20%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SE
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.020 km11km E of Puebla, B.C., MX, MexicoUSGS
3.020 kmBAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICOEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
templ city / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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