Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 68 km south of Cruz Grande, Mexico, on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021 2:58 am (GMT -7) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 68 km south of Cruz Grande, Mexico, on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021 2:58 am (GMT -7)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

15 Apr 10:14 UTC: First to report: SSN after 16 minutes.
Update Thu, 15 Apr 2021, 10:21
Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Cruz Grande, Florencio Villarreal, Guerrero, Mexico
4.2 quake 15 Apr 2:58 am (GMT -7)
4.2 quake 15 Apr 2:58 am (GMT -7)
Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Mexico near Cruz Grande, Florencio Villarreal, Guerrero, only 23 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Thursday 15 April 2021 at 2:58 am local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. 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 Pico del Monte (pop. 590) located 56 km from the epicenter, Copala (pop. 6,600) 61 km away, Cruz Grande (pop. 11,800) 68 km away, Marquelia (pop. 6,600) 69 km away, Jalapa (pop. 1,700) 69 km away, Barra de Tecoanapa (pop. 1,200) 69 km away, Cuautepec (pop. 3,600) 75 km away, Juchitan (pop. 3,300) 85 km away, and Azoyu (pop. 4,200) 96 km away.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Apr 15, 2021 09:58:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Apr 15, 2021 2:58 am (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.12°N / 99.24°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.12°S / 80.76°E
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) SSW of Pico del Monte (pop: 589) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SSW of Copala (pop: 6,620) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) S of Florencio Villarreal (Cruz Grande) (pop: 11,800) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SW of Marquelia (pop: 6,550) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SW of Barra de Tecoanapa (pop: 1,160) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) SSW of Cuautepec (pop: 3,570) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SSE of Lomas de Chapultepec (pop: 2,170) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SW of Juchitan (pop: 3,350) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SW of Azoyu (Azoyú) (pop: 4,210) --> See nearby quakes!
368 km (229 mi) S of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.4°C (81 F), humidity: 67%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 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.
4.210 km76 Km Al SUR De SAN MARCOS, GRO, MexicoSSN

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Oaxtepec, Morelos (310.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
mazunte / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating
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