Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 18 km southwest of Técpan de Galeana, Guerrero, Mexico, on Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 1:06 am (GMT -6) -

Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 18 km southwest of Técpan de Galeana, Guerrero, Mexico, on Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 1:06 am (GMT -6)

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 15 km depth

27 Feb 07:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
27 Feb 07:28: Now using data updates from SSN
Update Sat, 27 Feb 2021, 07:33
Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake 18 km southwest of Técpan de Galeana, Mexico
4.3 quake 27 Feb 1:06 am (GMT -6)
4.3 quake 27 Feb 1:06 am (GMT -6)
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake near Técpan de Galeana, Guerrero, Mexico, was reported only 27 minutes ago by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 15 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Saturday 27 February 2021 at 1:06 am local time. 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.3 as well.
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 Carrizal Cinta Larga (pop. 270) located 8 km from the epicenter, Nuxco (pop. 2,000) 12 km away, Tenexpa (pop. 1,800) 13 km away, El Suchil (pop. 7,000) 18 km away, Técpan de Galeana (pop. 15,100) 18 km away, San Luis San Pedro (pop. 4,200) 23 km away, San Jeronimo de Juarez (pop. 7,200) 30 km away, and Atoyac de Alvarez (pop. 21,400) 36 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Petatlan (pop. 21,700) located 73 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 27 Feb 2021 07:06:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 1:06 am (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.1°N / 100.75°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Toluca (247 km / 153 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SSW of Carrizal Cinta Larga (pop: 270) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SW of Técpan de Galeana (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SE of San Luis San Pedro (pop: 4,240) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) W of Hacienda de Cabañas (pop: 2,010) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) WSW of Atoyac de Alvarez (Atoyac de Álvarez) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SE of Papanoa (pop: 3,510) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) W of Zacualpan (pop: 2,490) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) W of El Papayo (pop: 2,250) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) SE of Petatlan (Petatlán) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) SSW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 25.2°C (77 F), humidity: 56%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 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.
4.315 km18 Km Al SUROESTE De TECPAN, GRO, MexicoSSN

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