Terremoto leve mag. 4.2 - Uxpanapa, Veracruz, 60 km NE of Matias Romero, Oaxaca, Mexico, Saturday, 27 Feb. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.2 - Uxpanapa, Veracruz, 60 km NE of Matias Romero, Oaxaca, Mexico, Saturday, 27 Feb. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.2 at 146 km depth

27 Feb 00:49 UTC: Primero en informar: SSN después de 19 minutos.
Update Sat, 27 Feb 2021, 00:54
Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake 60 km northeast of Matias Romero, Mexico
4.2 quake 26 Feb 6:30 pm (GMT -6)
4.2 quake 26 Feb 6:30 pm (GMT -6)
An intermediate magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported early evening near Matias Romero, Matías Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca, Mexico.
According to Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the quake hit on Friday 26 February 2021 at 6:30 pm local time at an intermediate depth of 146 km. The strength of the earthquake may have been tempered by its relative great depth below the surface, which makes it feel weaker in absolute terms. 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.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.2 earthquake as well.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Francisco Villa Dos (Poblado Tres) (pop. 39, 5 km away), Hermanos Cedillo (pop. 1,200, 8 km away), Poblado Cinco (pop. 1,300, 14 km away), Poblado 10 (pop. 3,300, 24 km away), Jesus Carranza (pop. 4,000, 40 km away), Matias Romero (pop. 18,900, 60 km away), Texistepec (pop. 9,700, 69 km away), and Las Choapas (pop. 42,700, 93 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 27 Feb 2021 00:30:03 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Friday, 26 Feb 2021 18:30 (GMT -6)
Magnitud: 4.2
Profundidad: 146.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 17.29°N / 94.68°W (Uxpanapa, Estado de Veracruz-Llave, México)
Volcán mas cercano: San Martín (152 km / 94 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km al ESE de Cuauhtémoc de Tierra Blanca (Amatal) (pop: 235) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
8 km al ONO de Hermanos Cedillo (pop: 1,220) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
23 km al S de Vicente Guerrero (pop: 1,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
24 km al O de Poblado 10 (pop: 3,320) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
40 km al ESE de Jesus Carranza (pop: 4,020) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
60 km al NE de Matías Romero Avendaño (Oaxaca) (pop: 18,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
69 km al SSE de Texistepec (pop: 9,660) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
93 km al SO de Las Choapas (pop: 42,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
343 km al SE de Xalapa (pop: 424,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
526 km al ESE de Ciudad de México (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 22.9°C (73 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from ENE
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
4.2146 km59 Km Al NORESTE De MATIAS ROMERO, OAX, MexicoSSN
4.2146 kmVERACRUZ, MEXICOEMSC

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