Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 46 km south of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021 11:43 am (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 46 km south of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021 11:43 am (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 45 km depth

26 Oct 18:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Update Tue, 26 Oct 2021, 18:12
Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico
4.2 quake 26 Oct 11:43 am (GMT -6)
4.2 quake 26 Oct 11:43 am (GMT -6)
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Mexico near Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, only 28 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the morning on Tuesday, October 26th, 2021, at 11:43 am local time at a moderately shallow depth of 45 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.2 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Concepcion Bamba (pop. 310) located 29 km from the epicenter, El Carrizal (pop. 1,300) 34 km away, Mazatlan (pop. 2,600) 37 km away, Salina Cruz (pop. 76,600) 46 km away, Santiago Astata (pop. 2,200) 47 km away, San Pedro Huamelula (pop. 2,200) 49 km away, San Mateo del Mar (pop. 5,700) 60 km away, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (pop. 42,100) 62 km away, and San Blas Atempa (pop. 12,000) 63 km away.

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Earthquake data

Date & time: Oct 26, 2021 17:43:51 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021 11:43 am (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.77°N / 95.3°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.77°S / 84.7°E
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) SSE of Concepcion Bamba (pop: 312) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SSW of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) ESE of Santiago Astata (pop: 2,210) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) S of Rincon Moreno (pop: 1,020) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SW of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) S of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) S of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSW of Santa Rosa (pop: 2,490) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SSW of Santa Maria Xadani (pop: 7,610) --> See nearby quakes!
575 km (357 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 27.9°C (82 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from SE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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
4.245 kmOFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICOEMSC
4.245 kmMexico: 47 Km Al SUR De SALINA CRUZ, OAXSSN

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