Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - Santiago Tapextla, 41 km west of Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, Jun 28, 2021 4:27 pm (GMT -5) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - Santiago Tapextla, 41 km west of Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, Jun 28, 2021 4:27 pm (GMT -5)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 5 km depth

28 Jun 21:49 UTC: First to report: SSN after 21 minutes.
Update Mon, 28 Jun 2021, 21:54
Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.2 just reported 41 km west of Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico
4.2 quake 28 Jun 4:27 pm (GMT -5)
4.2 quake 28 Jun 4:27 pm (GMT -5)
Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Mexico near Pinotepa Nacional, Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, only 26 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the afternoon on Monday 28 June 2021 at 4:27 pm local time at a very shallow depth of 5 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 was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Santiago Tepextla (pop. 1,400) located 1 km from the epicenter, Santo Domingo Armenta (pop. 2,600) 7 km away, and San Nicolas (pop. 3,300) 11 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Cuajinicuilapa (pop. 10,300) located 14 km from the epicenter, El Ciruelo (pop. 2,200) 20 km away, San Juan Bautista Lo de Soto (pop. 1,900) 21 km away, Ometepec (pop. 24,100) 38 km away, and Pinotepa Nacional (pop. 29,600) 41 km away.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Jun 28, 2021 21:27:39 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, Jun 28, 2021 4:27 pm (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.35°N / 98.44°W (Santiago Tapextla, Oaxaca, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.35°S / 81.56°E
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) NE of Santiago Tepextla (pop: 1,420) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SE of San Nicolas (Guerrero) (pop: 3,270) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) S of Cuajinicuilapa (Guerrero) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) W of El Ciruelo (pop: 2,220) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SW of Santiago Llano Grande (pop: 1,880) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) S of Ometepec (Guerrero) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) W of Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SW of San Juan Cacahuatepec (pop: 4,240) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) WSW of Santa Maria (pop: 255,000) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (218 mi) SSE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 26.4°C (79 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NW
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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4.25 kmMexico: 37 Km Al SUR De OMETEPEC, GROSSN

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