Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 51 km southwest of Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, Jun 20, 2021 7:00 pm (GMT -7) -

Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 51 km southwest of Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, Jun 20, 2021 7:00 pm (GMT -7)

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

21 Jun 02:21 UTC: First to report: SSN after 20 minutes.
Update Mon, 21 Jun 2021, 02:27
Moderate 4.4 quake hits near Pinotepa Nacional, Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico
4.4 quake 20 Jun 7:00 pm (GMT -7)
4.4 quake 20 Jun 7:00 pm (GMT -7)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 occurred early evening on Sunday 20 June 2021 at 7:00 pm local time near Pinotepa Nacional, Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico, as reported by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a shallow depth of 10 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. 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 4.4 earthquake as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Callejon de Romulo (pop. 490) located 31 km from the epicenter, Corralero (pop. 1,700) 33 km away, Santo Domingo Armenta (pop. 2,600) 38 km away, El Ciruelo (pop. 2,200) 38 km away, Santiago Tepextla (pop. 1,400) 40 km away, Collantes (pop. 2,200) 47 km away, Pinotepa Nacional (pop. 29,600) 51 km away, and Cuajinicuilapa (pop. 10,300) 54 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Santiago (pop. 10,100) located 66 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Jun 21, 2021 02:00:52 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, Jun 20, 2021 7:00 pm (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.99°N / 98.36°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.99°S / 81.64°E
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (20 mi) S of Callejon de Romulo (pop: 494) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SSW of Corralero (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SSW of El Ciruelo (pop: 2,220) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSE of Santiago Tepextla (pop: 1,420) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WSW of Collantes (pop: 2,240) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SW of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) S of Cuajinicuilapa (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (39 mi) SW of Pinotepa de Don Luis (pop: 5,690) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) WSW of Santiago (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 29.3°C (85 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from W
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 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
4.410 kmMexico: 51 Km Al SUROESTE De PINOTEPA NACIONAL, OAXSSN
4.410 kmOFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICOEMSC
4.010 km19 Km SSW of Corralero, MexicoUSGS

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Ciudad de Mexico (386.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : No lo senti, mis colgantes no se movieron (reported through our app)  
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