Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 30 km northwest of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, 5 May 2021 10:47 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 30 km northwest of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, 5 May 2021 10:47 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 144 km depth

6 May 04:21 UTC: First to report: SSN after 34 minutes.
Update Thu, 6 May 2021, 04:27
Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.2 reported 30 km northwest of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Mexico
4.2 quake 5 May 10:47 pm (GMT -5)
4.2 quake 5 May 10:47 pm (GMT -5)
An intermediate magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported late at night near Cintalapa de Figueroa, Cintalapa, Chiapas, Mexico.
According to Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the quake hit on Wednesday 5 May 2021 at 10:47 pm local time at an intermediate depth of 144 km. The strength of the earthquake may have been tempered by its relative great depth below the surface, which makes it feel weaker in absolute terms. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.2 as well.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Cuatro de Agosto (pop. 16, 5 km away), Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop. 42,500, 30 km away), Lazaro Cardenas (pop. 3,000, 32 km away), Jiquipilas (pop. 9,900, 37 km away), Raudales Malpaso (pop. 6,800, 52 km away), El Espinal (pop. 7,600, 56 km away), Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (pop. 39,200, 61 km away), Arriaga (pop. 24,400, 68 km away), and Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop. 537,100, 89 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 6 May 2021 03:47:16 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 5 May 2021 10:47 pm (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 144.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.85°N / 93.94°W (Cintalapa, Chiapas, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (95 km / 59 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) W of Cuatro de Agosto (pop: 16) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NW of Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NNW of Lazaro Cardenas (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NNW of José Maria Pino Suarez (pop: 2,090) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SW of Raudales Malpaso (pop: 6,820) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NNE of El Espinal (pop: 7,620) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) W of Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (San Juan) (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) N of Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) W of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
619 km (384 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 21.9°C (71 F), humidity: 92%, wind: 1 m/s (2 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.2144 km29 Km Al NOROESTE De CINTALAPA, CHIS, MexicoSSN
4.2144 kmCHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Almoloya de Juárez (205.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
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