Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Coyuca de Catalan, 16 km southwest of Ciudad Altamirano, Mexico, on Wednesday, 7 Apr 2021 8:19 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Coyuca de Catalan, 16 km southwest of Ciudad Altamirano, Mexico, on Wednesday, 7 Apr 2021 8:19 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 57 km depth

8 Apr 01:35 UTC: First to report: USGS after 16 minutes.
8 Apr 01:42: Now using data updates from SSN
Update Thu, 8 Apr 2021, 01:39
Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.6 just reported 11 km southwest of Heroica Zitacuaro, Mexico
4.6 quake 7 Apr 8:19 pm (GMT -5)
4.6 quake 7 Apr 8:19 pm (GMT -5)
Just 19 minutes ago, a 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck near Heroica Zitacuaro, Zitácuaro, Michoacan, Mexico. The tremor was recorded in the evening on Wednesday 7 April 2021 at 8:19 pm local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 154.1 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the United States Geological Survey, 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 4.6 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include El Gigante (pop. 11) located 5 km from the epicenter, Heroica Zitacuaro (pop. 84,300) 11 km away, Tuzantla (pop. 15,300) 24 km away, Valle de Bravo (pop. 25,600) 38 km away, Ciudad Hidalgo (pop. 60,500) 38 km away, Maravatio de Ocampo (pop. 34,400) 58 km away, Zinacantepec (pop. 54,200) 74 km away, Toluca (pop. 489,300) 83 km away, and Morelia (pop. 597,500) 87 km away.
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Date & time: 8 Apr 2021 01:19:28 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 7 Apr 2021 8:19 pm (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 57.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.23°N / 100.73°W (Coyuca de Catalan, Guerrero, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Zitácuaro-Valle de Bravo (140 km / 87 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
0 km (0 mi) SE of San José (San José la Queseria) (pop: 202) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Ciudad Altamirano (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) W of Tlapehuala (pop: 9,330) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSE of Huetamo de Nuñez (Huetamo de Núñez, Michoacán) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Arcelia (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) W of Teloloapan (Centro) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NE of Petatlan (Petatlán) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SW of Tejupilco de Hidalgo (México) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) WNW of Chilpancingo (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) SW of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 31.5°C (89 F), humidity: 23%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from SW
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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.757 km16 Km Al SUROESTE De CD ALTAMIRANO, GRO, MexicoSSN
4.6132 kmMICHOACAN, MEXICOEMSC
4.5150 km4 Km NE of Huanguitío, MexicoUSGS
4.583 kmMichoacan, MexicoGFZ

User reports for this quake (5)

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YUMA (2122.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 10-15 s : Vibrating and rocking swaying. Cat meowing right before it, sure love to know why there's been so many. Heard. Volcano erupted, I don't remember there being this many, back to back to back everyday. Same low intensity though | One user found this interesting.  
Ciudad Altamirano, Guerrero, México (15.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating : Duró un momento, se sintió una vibración que sacudió la casa. | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
199.8 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
279.7 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Mexico City / not felt
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