Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Tiltepec, 23 km northwest of Puerto Escondido, Mexico, on Tuesday, Jun 22, 2021 10:13 am (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Tiltepec, 23 km northwest of Puerto Escondido, Mexico, on Tuesday, Jun 22, 2021 10:13 am (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 39 km depth

22 Jun 15:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
22 Jun 15:28: Now using data updates from SSN
Update Tue, 22 Jun 2021, 15:33
Moderate 4.2 quake hits near Puerto Escondido, San Pedro Mixtepec -Dto. 22 -, Oaxaca, Mexico
4.2 quake 22 Jun 10:13 am (GMT -5)
4.2 quake 22 Jun 10:13 am (GMT -5)
A moderately shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported in the morning near Puerto Escondido, San Pedro Mixtepec -Dto. 22 -, Oaxaca, Mexico.
According to Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the quake hit on Tuesday 22 June 2021 at 10:13 am local time at a moderately shallow depth of 39 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.
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 Santiago Cuixtla (pop. 1,300) located 1 km from the epicenter, Santos Reyes Nopala (pop. 5,200) 7 km away, and San Gabriel Mixtepec (pop. 3,500) 12 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Puerto Escondido (pop. 25,900) located 23 km from the epicenter, Santa Catarina Juquila (pop. 6,200) 24 km away, Rio Grande (pop. 12,900) 28 km away, Brisas de Zicatela (pop. 9,800) 28 km away, and Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz (pop. 23,900) 70 km away.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Jun 22, 2021 15:13:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Jun 22, 2021 10:13 am (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.05°N / 97.18°W (Tiltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.05°S / 82.82°E
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) SSE of Santiago Cuixtla (pop: 1,250) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) WSW of San Gabriel Mixtepec (pop: 3,520) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNW of Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSE of Santa Catarina Juquila (pop: 6,220) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) E of Rio Grande (pop: 12,900) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) ESE of Jocotepec (pop: 1,770) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SE of Tepenixtlahuaca (pop: 2,550) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) WSW of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz (Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz) (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) SSW of Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
429 km (266 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 26.8°C (80 F), humidity: 67%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from SSW
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
4.239 kmMexico: 24 Km Al NOROESTE De PUERTO ESCONDIDO, OAXSSN
4.239 kmOAXACA, MEXICOEMSC

User reports for this quake (4)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Puerto Escondido, San Pedro Mixtepec -Dto. 22 -, Oaxaca (23.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short
Oaxtepec, Morelos (370.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Puerto Escondido, San Pedro Mixtepec -Dto. 22 -, Oaxaca (23.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short
puerto escondido / not felt
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