Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 56 km southwest of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, 16 Apr 2021 2:16 pm (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 56 km southwest of Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, 16 Apr 2021 2:16 pm (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 23 km depth

16 Apr 20:35 UTC: First to report: SSN after 19 minutes.
Update Fri, 16 Apr 2021, 20:39
Moderate magnitude 4.2 quake hits 56 km southwest of Tonala, Mexico early afternoon
4.2 quake 16 Apr 2:16 pm (GMT -6)
4.2 quake 16 Apr 2:16 pm (GMT -6)
Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Mexico near Tonala, Tonalá, Chiapas, only 23 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early afternoon on Friday 16 April 2021 at 2:16 pm local time at a shallow depth of 23 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.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.2 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Miguel Hidalgo Numero Dos (Veinte de Noviembre) (pop. 680) located 39 km from the epicenter, Doctor Belisario Dominguez (La Barra) (pop. 1000) 41 km away, San Luqueño (pop. 1000) 44 km away, Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro) (pop. 1,800) 46 km away, Paredon (pop. 6,100) 47 km away, Tonala (pop. 35,300) 56 km away, Arriaga (pop. 24,400) 67 km away, and Pijijiapan (pop. 16,900) 83 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 16 Apr 2021 20:16:14 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 16 Apr 2021 2:16 pm (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.64°N / 93.98°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (207 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) SSW of Miguel Hidalgo Numero Dos (Veinte de Noviembre) (pop: 678) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SW of Doctor Belisario Dominguez (La Barra) (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) WSW of Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro) (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (34 mi) SSW of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) SSE of La Gloria (pop: 1,800) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) S of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) W of San Isidro (pop: 1,630) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SE of San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> See nearby quakes!
690 km (428 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 28.7°C (84 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from SW
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

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4.223 km54 Km Al SUROESTE De TONALA, CHIS, MexicoSSN

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