Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Llanos de Navarrete, 22 km west of Técpan de Galeana, Guerrero, Mexico, on Monday, 1 Mar 2021 8:35 pm (GMT -6) -

Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Llanos de Navarrete, 22 km west of Técpan de Galeana, Guerrero, Mexico, on Monday, 1 Mar 2021 8:35 pm (GMT -6)

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 8 km depth

2 Mar 02:56 UTC: First to report: SSN after 21 minutes.
Update Tue, 2 Mar 2021, 03:00
Moderate magnitude 4.7 quake hits 22 km west of Técpan de Galeana, Mexico in the evening
4.7 quake 1 Mar 8:35 pm (GMT -6)
4.7 quake 1 Mar 8:35 pm (GMT -6)
Just 25 minutes ago, a 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Técpan de Galeana, Guerrero, Mexico. The tremor was recorded in the evening on Monday 1 March 2021 at 8:35 pm local time, at a very shallow depth of 8 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.7 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should have been widely felt by almost everyone in the area of the epicenter. It might have caused light to moderate damage.
Moderate shaking probably occurred in El Chilcahuite (pop. 30) located 2 km from the epicenter.
In San Luis San Pedro (pop. 4,200) located 5 km from the epicenter, El Suchil (pop. 7,000) 21 km away, and Técpan de Galeana (pop. 15,100) 22 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Atoyac de Alvarez (pop. 21,400) located 43 km from the epicenter, and Petatlan (pop. 21,700) 56 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Ixtapa Zihuatanejo (pop. 67,400) located 88 km from the epicenter, and Acapulco de Juarez (pop. 673,500) 108 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 2 Mar 2021 02:35:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 1 Mar 2021 8:35 pm (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.24°N / 100.84°W (Llanos de Navarrete, Guerrero, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Toluca (237 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NNE of El Chilcahuite (pop: 30) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) W of Técpan de Galeana (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) ESE of Papanoa (pop: 3,510) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) WNW of Hacienda de Cabañas (pop: 2,010) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) W of Atoyac de Alvarez (Atoyac de Álvarez) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SE of Petatlan (Petatlán) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) ESE of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo (pop: 67,400) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) WNW of Acapulco de Juarez (pop: 673,500) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) WSW of Chilpancingo (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) SW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 22.4°C (72 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 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.
4.78 km23 Km Al OESTE De TECPAN, GRO, MexicoSSN
4.266 km33 Km WNW of Pueblo Viejo, MexicoUSGS

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Ciudad de México (310.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : Solo movimiento de objetos colgantes sensibles un poco más intenso (reported through our app)  
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