Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - Gulf of California, 165 km south of Puerto Peñasco, altar sonora, Mexico, on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 8:57 am (GMT -8) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - Gulf of California, 165 km south of Puerto Peñasco, altar  sonora, Mexico, on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 8:57 am (GMT -8)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 17 km depth

29 Nov 17:14 UTC: First to report: SSN after 17 minutes.
Update Mon, 29 Nov 2021, 17:18
Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake 97 km east of Catarina, Mexico
4.2 quake 29 Nov 8:57 am (GMT -8)
4.2 quake 29 Nov 8:57 am (GMT -8)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred in the morning on Monday, November 29th, 2021, at 8:57 am local time near Catarina, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, as reported by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a shallow depth of 17 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. 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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Catarina (pop. 160) located 97 km from the epicenter, and La Libertad (pop. 2,800) 99 km away.

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Earthquake data

Date & time: Nov 29, 2021 16:57:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, Nov 29, 2021 8:57 am (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.84°N / 113.72°W (Gulf of California, Mexico)
Antipode: 29.84°S / 66.28°E
Nearest volcano: Isla San Luis (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (61 mi) E of Catarina (pop: 159) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) W of La Libertad (pop: 2,780) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) SW of Plutarco Elias Calles (La Y Griega) (pop: 3,730) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) N of San Luis (Ensenada) (pop: 7,870) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) S of Puerto Peñasco (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) SE of San Felipe (San Felípe) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) WSW of Heroica Caborca (pop: 59,900) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) WSW of Pitiquito (pop: 5,410) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (128 mi) WSW of Altar (pop: 7,930) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) N of Guerrero Negro (pop: 13,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 22.2°C (72 F), humidity: 59%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from WNW
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) | about seismic energy
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4.217 kmMexico: 165 Km Al SUR De PUERTO PESSN

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