Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - La Cebadilla, 37 km west of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, 14 May 2021 9:30 am (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - La Cebadilla, 37 km west of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico, on Friday, 14 May 2021 9:30 am (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 192 km depth

14 May 14:56 UTC: First to report: SSN after 25 minutes.
Update Fri, 14 May 2021, 15:00
Moderate magnitude 4.2 quake hits 37 km southwest of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico in the morning
4.2 quake 14 May 9:30 am (GMT -5)
4.2 quake 14 May 9:30 am (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred only 29 minutes ago 37 km southwest of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico, Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported.
The quake hit at an intermediate to considerable depth of 192 km beneath the epicenter near Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico, in the morning on Friday 14 May 2021 at 9:30 am 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.
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 Lerma (pop. 10, 7 km away), Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (pop. 39,200, 15 km away), Berriozabal (pop. 28,100, 25 km away), Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop. 42,500, 30 km away), Suchiapa (pop. 16,600, 36 km away), Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop. 537,100, 37 km away), Chiapas (pop. 45,100, 46 km away), Villaflores (pop. 37,200, 49 km away), and Tonala (pop. 35,300, 70 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 14 May 2021 14:30:36 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 14 May 2021 9:30 am (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 192.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.64°N / 93.44°W (La Cebadilla, Chiapas, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: El Chichón (83 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) SW of Villahermosa (pop: 11) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SSW of Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (San Juan) (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SW of Berriozabal (Berriozábal) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) E of Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) W of Suchiapa (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WSW of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) W of Chiapas (Chiapa de Corzo) (pop: 45,100) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NNW of Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) NNE of Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
677 km (420 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 25°C (77 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from NNW
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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User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Sleeping (402.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
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