Terremoto moderado mag. 4.2 - La Noria y Minindaca, 17 km S of Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico, lunes, 15 feb. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.2 - La Noria y Minindaca, 17 km S of Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico, lunes, 15 feb. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.2 at 13 km depth

15 Feb 17:46 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 21 minutos.
15 Feb 17:49: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: SSN
Update Mon, 15 Feb 2021, 17:51
Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Pinotepa Nacional, Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico
4.2 quake 15 Feb 11:25 am (GMT -6)
4.2 quake 15 Feb 11:25 am (GMT -6)
Just 26 minutes ago, a 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Pinotepa Nacional, Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Monday 15 February 2021 at 11:25 am local time, at a shallow depth of 13 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.2 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In La Finca (pop. 12) located 2 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in El Carrizo (pop. 1,700) located 7 km from the epicenter, Collantes (pop. 2,200) 7 km away, José Maria Morelos (pop. 2,300) 12 km away, Pinotepa Nacional (pop. 29,600) 17 km away, Santa Maria Huazolotitlan (pop. 4,800) 19 km away, and Jamiltepec (pop. 10,100) 25 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Ometepec (pop. 24,100) located 68 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 15 Feb 2021 17:25:33 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: lunes, 15 feb 2021 11:25 (GMT -6)
Magnitud: 4.2
Profundidad: 13.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 16.19°N / 98.04°W (La Noria y Minindaca, Estado de Oaxaca, México)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km al O de La Finca (pop: 12) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
17 km al S de Pinotepa (pop: 29,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
17 km al ESE de Corralero (pop: 1,740) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
20 km al SO de San Andrés Huaxpaltepec (pop: 4,150) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
25 km al OSO de Jamiltepec (pop: 10,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
27 km al ESE de El Ciruelo (pop: 2,220) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
27 km al SSO de Pinotepa de Don Luis (pop: 5,690) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
68 km al SE de Ometepec (Guerrero) (pop: 24,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
171 km al SO de Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
378 km al SSE de Ciudad de México (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 28.7°C (84 F), humidity: 35%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from SW
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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