Terremoto leve mag. 4.2 - El Barrio de la Soledad, 46 km N of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, Friday, 29 Jan. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.2 - El Barrio de la Soledad, 46 km N of Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, Friday, 29 Jan. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.2 at 103 km depth

29 Jan 21:12 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 33 minutos.
29 Jan 21:14: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: SSN
Update Fri, 29 Jan 2021, 21:18
Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Juchitan de Zaragoza, Heroica Ciudad de Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico
4.2 quake 29 Jan 2:38 pm (GMT -6)
4.2 quake 29 Jan 2:38 pm (GMT -6)
Just 39 minutes ago, a 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Juchitan de Zaragoza, Heroica Ciudad de Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico. The tremor was recorded early afternoon on Friday 29 January 2021 at 2:38 pm local time, at an intermediate depth of 103 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the first seismological agency to report it.
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 Las Cruces (pop. 120) located 1 km from the epicenter, Ixtepec (pop. 25,400) 35 km away, El Espinal (pop. 7,800) 41 km away, San Pedro Comitancillo (pop. 3,900) 45 km away, Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop. 74,800) 46 km away, Santa Maria Mixtequilla (pop. 3,600) 61 km away, San Blas Atempa (pop. 12,000) 64 km away, Santa Maria Jalapa del Marqués (pop. 9,000) 69 km away, and Magdalena Tequisistlan (pop. 3,800) 85 km away. In San Miguel Tenango (pop. 640, 94 km away), and Asuncion Tlacolulita (pop. 540, 102 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 29 Jan 2021 20:38:41 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Friday, 29 Jan 2021 14:38 (GMT -6)
Magnitud: 4.2
Profundidad: 103.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 16.84°N / 94.95°W (El Barrio de la Soledad, Estado de Oaxaca, México)
Volcán mas cercano: El Chichón (192 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km al SSE de Las Cruces (pop: 116) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
10 km al ESE de Matías Romero Avendaño (pop: 18,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
21 km al SE de San Juan Guichicovi (pop: 4,280) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
32 km al N de La Ventosa (pop: 4,880) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
35 km al NNE de San Geronimo Ixtepec (Ixtepec) (pop: 25,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
43 km al NNO de Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
46 km al N de Heroica Ciudad de Juchitán de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
65 km al NNE de Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
190 km al E de Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
527 km al ESE de Ciudad de México (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 21.9°C (71 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 8 m/s (16 kts) from NNW
Fuente primaria de datos: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.2103 km11 Km Al SURESTE De MATIAS ROMERO, OAX, MexicoSSN

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