Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Suchiate, 32 km south of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 9:28 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Suchiate, 32 km south of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 9:28 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 84 km depth

1 Jul 02:35 UTC: First to report: INETER after 7 minutes.
1 Jul 02:42: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 4.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 42.0 to 40.0 km (from 26 to 25 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.9 km (3.7 mi) towards WSW.
1 Jul 02:56: Now using data updates from SSN
Update Thu, 1 Jul 2021, 02:57
Moderate magnitude 4.2 quake hits 32 km south of Tapachula, Mexico in the evening
4.2 quake 30 Jun 9:28 pm (GMT -5)
4.2 quake 30 Jun 9:28 pm (GMT -5)
Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Mexico near Tapachula, Chiapas, only 29 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the evening on Wednesday 30 June 2021 at 9:28 pm local time at an intermediate depth of 84 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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include San Rafael (pop. 11) located 1 km from the epicenter, La Libertad (pop. 4,500) 5 km away, Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop. 13,700) 9 km away, Ciudad Hidalgo (pop. 14,600) 11 km away, Puerto Madero (pop. 9,600) 23 km away, Tapachula (pop. 202,700) 32 km away, Coatepeque (pop. 45,700) 40 km away, Cacahoatan (pop. 16,600) 42 km away, and Huixtla (pop. 32,000) 63 km away.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Jul 1, 2021 02:28:04 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 9:28 pm (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 84.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.62°N / 92.23°W (Suchiate, Chiapas, Mexico)
Antipode: 14.62°S / 87.77°E
Nearest volcano: Tacana (78 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) SW of San Rafael (pop: 11) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) N of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SW of Ciudad Hidalgo (pop: 14,600) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) ESE of Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) S of Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) WSW of Coatepec (Quetzaltenango, Guatemala) (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) S of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SSE of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) SSE of Tuxtla Gutierres (pop: 537,100) --> See nearby quakes!
908 km (564 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.4°C (81 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from ESE
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
4.284 kmMexico: 18 Km Al Suroeste De El Gancho MéxicoSSN
4.040 kmMexico: 11 Km Al SUROESTE De CD HIDALGO, CHISINETER
4.284 kmCHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC

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