Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 78 km southeast of Crucecita, Mexico, on Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021 10:22 pm (GMT -6) -

Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 78 km southeast of Crucecita, Mexico, on Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021 10:22 pm (GMT -6)

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

25 Mar 04:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
25 Mar 04:42: Now using data updates from SSN
Update Thu, 25 Mar 2021, 04:42
Moderate 4.4 quake hits near Crucecita, Santa María Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico
4.4 quake 24 Mar 10:22 pm (GMT -6)
4.4 quake 24 Mar 10:22 pm (GMT -6)
A magnitude 4.4 earthquake near Crucecita, Santa María Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico, was reported only 20 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter late at night on Wednesday 24 March 2021 at 10:22 pm 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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include San Agustin (pop. 250) located 75 km from the epicenter, Crucecita (pop. 15,100) 78 km away, Puerto Angel (pop. 2,600) 91 km away, Huatulco (pop. 7,400) 93 km away, and San Pedro Pochutla (pop. 13,700) 95 km away.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Mar 25, 2021 04:22:28 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021 10:22 pm (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.12°N / 95.86°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.12°S / 84.14°E
Nearby towns and cities:
75 km (47 mi) SSE of San Agustin (Santa María Huatulco) (pop: 250) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SSE of Crucecita (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSE of Huatulco (pop: 7,410) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SE of San Pedro Pochutla (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) S of Santiago Astata (pop: 2,210) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SSW of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) SSW of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) ESE of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SSE of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz (Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz) (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
592 km (368 mi) SE of Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 26.9°C (80 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
4.410 km77 Km Al SURESTE De CRUCECITA, OAX, MexicoSSN

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