Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Montecristo de Guerrero, 42 km northeast of Mapastepec, Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, Jun 29, 2021 10:21 am (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Montecristo de Guerrero, 42 km northeast of Mapastepec, Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, Jun 29, 2021 10:21 am (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 252 km depth

29 Jun 15:35 UTC: First to report: INETER after 14 minutes.
29 Jun 15:42: Now using data updates from SSN
Update Tue, 29 Jun 2021, 15:45
Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.3 just reported 42 km northeast of Mapastepec, Mexico
4.3 quake 29 Jun 10:21 am (GMT -5)
4.3 quake 29 Jun 10:21 am (GMT -5)
An intermediate to deep magnitude 4.3 earthquake was reported in the morning near Mapastepec, Chiapas, Mexico.
According to Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the quake hit on Tuesday 29 June 2021 at 10:21 am local time at an intermediate to considerable depth of 252 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. 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.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In La Lucha (pop. 110, 3 km away), Jaltenango de la Paz (pop. 10,400, 26 km away), Mapastepec (pop. 17,900, 42 km away), Comalapa (pop. 18,700, 49 km away), Motozintla (pop. 23,800, 51 km away), Huixtla (pop. 32,000, 61 km away), Pijijiapan (pop. 16,900, 65 km away), and Comitan (pop. 97,500, 81 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Jun 29, 2021 15:21:09 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Jun 29, 2021 10:21 am (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 252.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.67°N / 92.6°W (Montecristo de Guerrero, Chiapas, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.67°S / 87.4°E
Nearest volcano: Tacana (80 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NE of La Lucha (pop: 114) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSE of Angel Albino Corzo (Jaltenango de la Paz) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NE of Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) W of Comalapa (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NW of Motozintla (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NNW of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) E of Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SW of Comitan (pop: 97,500) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) SSE of Tuxtla Gutierres (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
809 km (502 mi) ESE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 25.7°C (78 F), humidity: 64%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from N
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 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.
4.3252 kmMexico: 73 Km Al Noreste De Mapastepec, MéxicoSSN
4.4232 km3 Km NW of Sinaloa, MexicoUSGS

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