Terremoto moderado mag. 4.2 - North Pacific Ocean, 81 km SE of Acapulco de Juarez, Guerrero, Mexico, Wednesday, 24 Feb. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.2 - North Pacific Ocean, 81 km SE of Acapulco de Juarez, Guerrero, Mexico, Wednesday, 24 Feb. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.2 at 16 km depth

24 Feb 18:52 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 22 minutos.
24 Feb 18:56: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: SSN
Update Wed, 24 Feb 2021, 18:57
Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Acapulco de Juarez, Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero, Mexico
4.2 quake 24 Feb 11:30 am (GMT -7)
4.2 quake 24 Feb 11:30 am (GMT -7)
A shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported in the morning near Acapulco de Juarez, Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero, Mexico.
According to Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the quake hit on Wednesday 24 February 2021 at 11:30 am local time at a shallow depth of 16 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. 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 Las Ramaditas (pop. 150) located 43 km from the epicenter, Lomas de Chapultepec (pop. 2,200) 52 km away, San Marcos (pop. 13,300) 57 km away, Cruz Grande (pop. 11,800) 58 km away, Copala (pop. 6,600) 59 km away, Amatillo (pop. 3,300) 65 km away, Cuautepec (pop. 3,600) 68 km away, San Pedro las Playas (pop. 4,300) 68 km away, and Acapulco de Juarez (pop. 673,500) 81 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 24 Feb 2021 18:30:29 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021 11:30 (GMT -7)
Magnitud: 4.2
Profundidad: 16.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 16.29°N / 99.42°W (Océano Pacífico Norte, México)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km al SSO de Las Ramaditas (pop: 152) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
52 km al SSE de Lomas de Chapultepec (pop: 2,170) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
55 km al S de El Cortés (San Marcos) (pop: 1,240) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
57 km al S de San Marcos (pop: 13,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
58 km al SSO de Florencio Villarreal (Cruz Grande) (pop: 11,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
59 km al SO de Copala (pop: 6,620) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
68 km al SO de Cuautepec (pop: 3,570) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
68 km al SSE de San Pedro las Playas (pop: 4,290) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
81 km al SE de Acapulco (pop: 673,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
350 km al S de Ciudad de México (pop: 12,294,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 30°C (86 F), humidity: 45%, 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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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.
4.216 km56 Km Al SUR De SAN MARCOS, GRO, MexicoSSN

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