Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Gulf of California, 162 km south of Puerto Peñasco, altar sonora, Mexico, on Sunday, Nov 28, 2021 10:24 pm (GMT -8) -

Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Gulf of California, 162 km south of Puerto Peñasco, altar  sonora, Mexico, on Sunday, Nov 28, 2021 10:24 pm (GMT -8)

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Nov 06:32 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 8 minutes.
29 Nov 06:44: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.7.
29 Nov 06:56: Now using data updates from SSN
29 Nov 07:30: Now using data updates from USGS
Update Mon, 29 Nov 2021, 07:00
Magnitude 4.6 earthquake strikes near La Libertad, Pitiquito, altar sonora, Mexico
4.6 quake 28 Nov 10:24 pm (GMT -8)
4.6 quake 28 Nov 10:24 pm (GMT -8)
A very shallow magnitude 4.6 earthquake was reported late at night near La Libertad, Pitiquito, altar sonora, Mexico.
According to Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the quake hit on Sunday, November 28th, 2021, at 10:24 pm local time at a very shallow depth of 9 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.6 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include La Libertad (pop. 2,800) located 89 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Nov 29, 2021 06:24:25 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, Nov 28, 2021 10:24 pm (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.8708°N / 113.7144°W (Gulf of California, Mexico)
Antipode: 29.871°S / 66.286°E
Nearest volcano: Isla San Luis (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) E of Catarina (pop: 159) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) W of La Libertad (pop: 2,780) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) SW of Plutarco Elias Calles (La Y Griega) (pop: 3,730) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) N of San Luis (Ensenada) (pop: 7,870) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) S of Puerto Peñasco (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) SE of San Felipe (San Felípe) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) WSW of Heroica Caborca (pop: 59,900) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) WSW of Pitiquito (pop: 5,410) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) WSW of Altar (pop: 7,930) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) NW of Bahia de Kino (Bahía de Kino) (pop: 6,050) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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
4.310 kmMexico: 150 Km Al SUR De PUERTO PEUSGS
4.310 kmMexico: GULF OF CALIFORNIAEMSC
4.310 kmBaja California, MexicoRaspberryShake
4.69 km98 Km W of La Libertad, MexicoSSN

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