Terremoto leve mag. 4.3 - Guadalupe Victoria, 87 km NW of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, domingo, 07 mar. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.3 - Guadalupe Victoria, 87 km NW of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, domingo, 07 mar. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.3 at 78 km depth

7 Mar 04:21 UTC: Primero en informar: INETER después de 8 minutos.
7 Mar 04:42: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: SSN
Update Sun, 7 Mar 2021, 04:51
Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake 87 km northwest of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Mexico
4.3 quake 6 Mar 10:13 pm (GMT -6)
4.3 quake 6 Mar 10:13 pm (GMT -6)
Just 38 minutes ago, a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck near Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico. The tremor was recorded late at night on Saturday 6 March 2021 at 10:13 pm local time, at an intermediate depth of 78 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the United States Geological Survey, which listed it as a magnitude 4.1 earthquake. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 4.1.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Guadalupe Victoria (pop. 1,100) located 5 km from the epicenter, Santiago Quiavicuzas (pop. 1,500) 9 km away, San Juan Juquila (pop. 1,700) 14 km away, San Pedro Quiatoni (pop. 2,800) 27 km away, San Juan Cotzocon (pop. 3,700) 31 km away, Jalapa (pop. 8,300) 56 km away, Santa Maria Jalapa del Marqués (pop. 9,000) 63 km away, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (pop. 42,100) 87 km away, and Oaxaca City (pop. 255,000) 100 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 7 Mar 2021 04:13:09 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: sábado, 6 mar 2021 22:13 (GMT -6)
Magnitud: 4.3
Profundidad: 78.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 16.89°N / 95.8°W (Guadalupe Victoria, Estado de Oaxaca, México)
Volcán mas cercano: San Martín (142 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km al E de Guadalupe Victoria (pop: 1,150) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
9 km al ONO de Santiago Quiavicuzas (pop: 1,460) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
27 km al ENE de San Pedro Quiatoni (pop: 2,790) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
28 km al ESE de Santo Domingo Tepuxtepec (pop: 1,810) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
31 km al S de San Juan Cotzocon (pop: 3,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
32 km al SSE de Zacatepec (pop: 2,150) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
36 km al SE de Santa Maria (pop: 3,450) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
87 km al NO de Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
100 km al E de Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
451 km al SE de Ciudad de México (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 11.9°C (53 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from NNE
Fuente primaria de datos: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 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.
4.378 km116 Km Al Norte De Oaxaca, México, MexicoSSN
4.91 km72 Km Al ESTE De TLACOLULA, OAX, MexicoINETER
4.110 km4 Km W of San Miguel Quetzaltepec, MexicoUSGS

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