Terremoto leve mag. 4.3 - 7.7 km E of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo de Azueta, Guerrero, Mexico, lunes, 05 abr. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.3 - 7.7 km E of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo de Azueta, Guerrero, Mexico, lunes, 05 abr. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.3 at 30 km depth

5 Apr 04:47 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 20 minutos.
5 Apr 04:56: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: SSN
Update Mon, 5 Apr 2021, 04:51
Moderate magnitude 4.3 quake hits 8 km east of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Mexico late at night
4.3 quake 4 Apr 11:26 pm (GMT -5)
4.3 quake 4 Apr 11:26 pm (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred only 24 minutes ago 8 km east of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Mexico, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
The quake hit at a moderately shallow depth of 30 km beneath the epicenter near Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo de Azueta, Guerrero, Mexico, late at night on Sunday 4 April 2021 at 11:26 pm local time. 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.
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 La Quebradora (pop. 97) located 1 km from the epicenter, El Coacoyul (pop. 6,900) 1 km away, Colonia Aeropuerto (pop. 1,600) 4 km away, Ixtapa Zihuatanejo (pop. 67,400) 8 km away, San José Ixtapa (Barrio Viejo) (pop. 8,700) 16 km away, San Jeronimito (pop. 6,800) 17 km away, Ixtapa (pop. 9,000) 17 km away, and Petatlan (pop. 21,700) 26 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 5 Apr 2021 04:26:53 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: domingo, 4 abr 2021 23:26 (GMT -5)
Magnitud: 4.3
Profundidad: 30.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 17.65°N / 101.48°W (Zihuatanejo de Azueta, Estado de Guerrero, México)
Volcán mas cercano: Paricutín (Michoacán-Guanajuato) (220 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km al OSO de La Quebradora (pop: 97) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
8 km al E de Ixtapa Zihuatanejo (pop: 67,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
19 km al ESE de Pantla (pop: 3,920) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
26 km al ONO de Petatlan (Petatlán) (pop: 21,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
31 km al SE de Boca de Lagunillas (pop: 1,410) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
51 km al SE de La Union (pop: 3,240) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
59 km al NO de Papanoa (pop: 3,510) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
77 km al NO de San Luis San Pedro (pop: 4,240) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
210 km al O de Chilpancingo de los Bravo (pop: 187,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
317 km al SO de Ciudad de México (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 24°C (75 F), humidity: 64%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from N
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.
MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
4.330 km7 Km Al ESTE De ZIHUATANEJO, GRO, MexicoSSN
4.330 kmGUERRERO, MEXICOEMSC

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Saladita / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
315.3 km NE of epicenter [Map] / not felt : No lo sentí (reported through our app)  
311.6 km NE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
7.4 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
AZCAPOTZALCO, cdmx / not felt
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