Terremoto moderado mag. 4.2 - North Pacific Ocean, 78 km SE of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, sábado, 06 feb. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.2 - North Pacific Ocean, 78 km SE of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, sábado, 06 feb. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.2 at 16 km depth

6 Feb 12:46 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 23 minutos.
6 Feb 12:49: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: SSN
Update Sat, 6 Feb 2021, 12:51
Moderate 4.2 quake hits near Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico
4.2 quake 6 Feb 6:23 am (GMT -6)
4.2 quake 6 Feb 6:23 am (GMT -6)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred only 28 minutes ago 78 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Mexico, Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 16 km beneath the epicenter near Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, early morning on Saturday 6 February 2021 at 6:23 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.
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 Santa Maria del Mar (pop. 770) located 70 km from the epicenter, Salina Cruz (pop. 76,600) 78 km away, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (pop. 42,100) 94 km away, Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop. 74,800) 96 km away, and Union Hidalgo (pop. 13,700) 97 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 6 Feb 2021 12:23:10 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: sábado, 6 feb 2021 06:23 (GMT -6)
Magnitud: 4.2
Profundidad: 16.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 15.6°N / 94.78°W (Océano Pacífico Norte, México)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km al S de Santa María del Mar (pop: 771) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
71 km al SSE de San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
72 km al SSO de San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
78 km al SE de Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
87 km al S de Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
94 km al SSE de San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
94 km al SSE de Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
96 km al SSE de Heroica Ciudad de Juchitán de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
97 km al S de Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
628 km al SE de Ciudad de México (pop: 12,294,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 24.9°C (77 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from S
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

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.
MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
4.216 km79 Km Al SURESTE De SALINA CRUZ, OAX, MexicoSSN
4.216 kmOFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICOEMSC

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