Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - Gulf of California, 148 km south of Puerto Peñasco, altar sonora, Mexico, on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 12:00 pm (GMT -8) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - Gulf of California, 148 km south of Puerto Peñasco, altar  sonora, Mexico, on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 12:00 pm (GMT -8)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 18 km depth

29 Nov 20:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 minutes.
29 Nov 20:35: Now using data updates from SSN
Update Mon, 29 Nov 2021, 20:36
Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near La Libertad, Pitiquito, altar sonora, Mexico
4.2 quake 29 Nov 12:00 pm (GMT -8)
4.2 quake 29 Nov 12:00 pm (GMT -8)
Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Mexico near La Libertad, Pitiquito, altar sonora, 36 minutes ago. The earthquake hit around noon on Monday, November 29th, 2021, at 12:00 pm local time at a shallow depth of 18 km. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the United States Geological Survey which listed the quake at magnitude 4.6. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 4.6.
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 20:00:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, Nov 29, 2021 12:00 pm (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.99°N / 113.61°W (Gulf of California, Mexico)
Antipode: 29.99°S / 66.39°E
Nearest volcano: Isla San Luis (76 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (55 mi) W of La Libertad (pop: 2,780) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SW of Plutarco Elias Calles (La Y Griega) (pop: 3,730) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) S of Puerto Peñasco (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) WSW of Heroica Caborca (pop: 59,900) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) SE of San Felipe (San Felípe) (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) WSW of Pitiquito (pop: 5,410) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) N of San Luis (Ensenada) (pop: 7,870) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) WSW of Altar (pop: 7,930) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) SSW of Sonoita (Sonoyta) (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) WNW of Miguel Aleman (La Doce) (Miguel Alemán) (pop: 30,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 21.8°C (71 F), humidity: 57%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from NW
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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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.
4.218 kmMexico: 148 Km Al SUR De PUERTO PESSN
4.610 kmMexico: Gulf of CaliforniaRaspberryShake
4.610 km109 Km W of La Libertad, MexicoUSGS

User reports for this quake

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