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Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake 81 km southwest of Acapulco de Juarez, Mexico

Sat, 8 May 2021, 13:01
13:01 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
4.2 quake 8 May 5:38 am (GMT -7)
4.2 quake 8 May 5:38 am (GMT -7)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred only 22 minutes ago 81 km southwest of Acapulco de Juarez, Mexico, Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 15 km beneath the epicenter near Acapulco de Juarez, Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero, Mexico, early morning on Saturday 8 May 2021 at 5:38 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.
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 Acapulco de Juarez (pop. 673,500) located 81 km from the epicenter, Tres Palos (pop. 5,000) 87 km away, San Pedro las Playas (pop. 4,300) 89 km away, Bajos del Ejido (pop. 6,200) 89 km away, Coyuca de Benitez (pop. 13,600) 91 km away, Amatillo (pop. 3,300) 94 km away, and Tixtlancingo (pop. 3,600) 100 km away.

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Earthquake data:
ΈΝΙΩΣΑ ΑΥΤΌ ΤΟ ΣΕΙΣΜΌ

Ημερομηνία & time: 8 May 2021 5:38 am (GMT -7) local time (8 May 2021 12:38 GMT)
Μέγεθος: 4.2
Βάθος: 15.0 km
Επίκεντρο γεωγραφικό πλάτος / γεωγραφικό μήκος: 16.21°N / 100.27°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Κύρια πηγή δεδομένων: SSN

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