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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Guerrero, 279 km south of Mexico, on Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 11:07 am (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Guerrero, 279 km south of Mexico, on Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 11:07 am (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 40 km depth

15 Jan 17:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 24 minutes.
15 Jan 17:35: Now using data updates from SSN
Update Sat, 15 Jan 2022, 17:39
Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake 104 km southeast of Chilpancingo de los Bravo, Mexico
4.2 quake 15 Jan 11:07 am (GMT -6)
4.2 quake 15 Jan 11:07 am (GMT -6)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred 31 minutes ago 104 km southeast of Chilpancingo de los Bravo, Mexico, Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported.
The quake hit at a moderately shallow depth of 40 km beneath the epicenter near Chilpancingo de los Bravo, Guerrero, Mexico, in the morning on Saturday, January 15th, 2022, at 11:07 am local time. 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 European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) 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 Chilpancingo de los Bravo (pop. 187,300) located 104 km from the epicenter.

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Earthquake data

Date & time: Jan 15, 2022 17:07:36 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 11:07 am (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.94°N / 98.76°W (San Luis Acatlán, Guerrero, Mexico)
Antipode: 16.94°S / 81.24°E
Nearest volcano: Popocatépetl (232 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (65 mi) SE of Chilpancingo de los Bravo (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (174 mi) S of Mexico (Ciudad de México) (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 24.6°C (76 F), humidity: 49%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from SSW
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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.240 kmMexico: 47 Km Al NOROESTE De OMETEPEC, GROSSN
4.240 kmGUERRERO, MEXICOEMSC

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El potrerillo (3.1 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s : Droga, secuestro y asesinatos. Mejicanos del orto. | 10 users found this interesting.  
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