Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Gulf of California, 172 km south of Puerto Peñasco, altar sonora, Mexico, on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 11:23 am (GMT -8) -

Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Gulf of California, 172 km south of Puerto Peñasco, altar  sonora, Mexico, on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 11:23 am (GMT -8)

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Nov 19:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
29 Nov 19:49: Now using data updates from SSN
29 Nov 19:59: Now using data updates from USGS
3 Dec 19:18: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.6. Epicenter location corrected by 44 km (27 mi) towards SSW.
Update Mon, 29 Nov 2021, 19:51
Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake 96 km west of La Libertad, Mexico
4.5 quake 29 Nov 11:23 am (GMT -8)
4.5 quake 29 Nov 11:23 am (GMT -8)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred only 27 minutes ago 96 km west of La Libertad, Mexico, Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported.
The quake hit at a very shallow depth of 9 km beneath the epicenter near La Libertad, Pitiquito, altar sonora, Mexico, in the morning on Monday, November 29th, 2021, at 11:23 am local time. 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 4.5 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 96 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Nov 29, 2021 19:23:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, Nov 29, 2021 11:23 am (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.7891°N / 113.8347°W (Gulf of California, Mexico)
Antipode: 29.789°S / 66.165°E
Nearest volcano: Isla San Luis (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
86 km (53 mi) E of Catarina (pop: 159) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) W of La Libertad (pop: 2,780) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) N of San Luis (Ensenada) (pop: 7,870) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SW of Plutarco Elias Calles (La Y Griega) (pop: 3,730) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) SE of San Felipe (San Felípe) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) S of Puerto Peñasco (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) WSW of Heroica Caborca (pop: 59,900) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) WSW of Pitiquito (pop: 5,410) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) WNW of Bahia de Kino (Bahía de Kino) (pop: 6,050) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) WSW of Altar (pop: 7,930) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 21.7°C (71 F), humidity: 57%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 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.
4.610 km111 Km W of La Libertad, MexicoUSGS
4.59 km101 Km WNW of La Libertad, MexicoSSN
4.710 kmMexico: Gulf of CaliforniaRaspberryShake

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