Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - San Miguel Chimalapa, 82 km northeast of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Thursday, 22 Apr 2021 12:37 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - San Miguel Chimalapa, 82 km northeast of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Thursday, 22 Apr 2021 12:37 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 125 km depth

22 Apr 17:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
22 Apr 17:56: Now using data updates from SSN
Update Thu, 22 Apr 2021, 17:57
Moderate 4.3 quake hits near Juchitan de Zaragoza, Heroica Ciudad de Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico
4.3 quake 22 Apr 12:37 pm (GMT -5)
4.3 quake 22 Apr 12:37 pm (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred only 20 minutes ago 82 km northeast of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Mexico, Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported.
The quake hit at an intermediate depth of 125 km beneath the epicenter near Juchitan de Zaragoza, Heroica Ciudad de Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, around noon on Thursday 22 April 2021 at 12:37 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.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.3 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include 5 de Noviembre (La Cristalina) (pop. 34) located 21 km from the epicenter, Santa Maria Chimalapa (pop. 2,500) 34 km away, Santo Domingo Zanatepec (pop. 7,200) 39 km away, Las Amilpas (pop. 8,800) 58 km away, Chahuite (pop. 9,800) 62 km away, Union Hidalgo (pop. 13,700) 63 km away, Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop. 42,500) 71 km away, Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop. 74,800) 82 km away, and Arriaga (pop. 24,400) 83 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 22 Apr 2021 17:37:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 22 Apr 2021 12:37 pm (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 125.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.83°N / 94.37°W (San Miguel Chimalapa, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (135 km / 84 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) N of 5 de Noviembre (La Cristalina) (pop: 34) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) ESE of Santa Maria Chimalapa (pop: 2,540) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) N of Santo Domingo Zanatepec (pop: 7,250) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NNE of Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NE of Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) WNW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (Chiapas) (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) ENE of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NW of Arriaga (Chiapas) (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (156 mi) E of Oaxaca City (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
580 km (360 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 26.6°C (80 F), humidity: 45%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from N
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 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.
4.3125 km63 Km Al NORESTE De UNION HIDALGO, OAX, MexicoSSN

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