Terremoto moderado mag. 4.2 - North Pacific Ocean, 46 km S of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, domingo, 28 feb. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.2 - North Pacific Ocean, 46 km S of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, domingo, 28 feb. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.2 at 17 km depth

28 Feb 12:35 UTC: Primero en informar: SSN después de 16 minutos.
Update Sun, 28 Feb 2021, 12:39
Moderate 4.2 quake hits near Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico
4.2 quake 28 Feb 6:19 am (GMT -6)
4.2 quake 28 Feb 6:19 am (GMT -6)
Just 20 minutes ago, a 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico. The tremor was recorded early morning on Sunday 28 February 2021 at 6:19 am local time, at a shallow depth of 17 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 should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Concepcion Bamba (pop. 310) located 30 km from the epicenter, El Carrizal (pop. 1,300) 35 km away, and El Morro (pop. 2,600) 38 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Salina Cruz (pop. 76,600) located 46 km from the epicenter, Santiago Astata (pop. 2,200) 49 km away, Colonia Juarez (pop. 2,800) 56 km away, San Mateo del Mar (pop. 5,700) 58 km away, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (pop. 42,100) 62 km away, and San Blas Atempa (pop. 12,000) 63 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 28 Feb 2021 12:19:03 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: domingo, 28 feb 2021 06:19 (GMT -6)
Magnitud: 4.2
Profundidad: 17.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 15.77°N / 95.28°W (Océano Pacífico Norte, México)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km al SSE de Concepción Bamba (pop: 312) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
46 km al S de Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
49 km al ESE de Santiago Astata (pop: 2,210) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
51 km al S de Rincon Moreno (pop: 1,020) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
58 km al SSO de San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
62 km al S de Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
63 km al S de San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
64 km al SSO de Santa Rosa de Lima (pop: 2,490) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
78 km al SSE de Magdalena Tequisistlan (pop: 3,830) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
576 km al SE de Ciudad de México (pop: 12,294,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 25.6°C (78 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from NE
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
4.217 km47 Km Al SUR De SALINA CRUZ, OAX, MexicoSSN
4.217 kmOFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICOEMSC

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