Terremoto leve mag. 4.7 - Chalchijapan, 70 km SSW of Minatitlan, Veracruz, Mexico, Wednesday, 07 Apr. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.7 - Chalchijapan, 70 km SSW of Minatitlan, Veracruz, Mexico, Wednesday, 07 Apr. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.7 at 139 km depth

7 Apr 16:12 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 23 minutos.
7 Apr 16:14: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: SSN
Update Wed, 7 Apr 2021, 16:18
Moderate magnitude 4.7 quake hits 70 km southwest of Minatitlan, Mexico in the morning
4.7 quake 7 Apr 10:49 am (GMT -5)
4.7 quake 7 Apr 10:49 am (GMT -5)
A magnitude 4.7 earthquake near Minatitlan, Minatitlán, Veracruz, Mexico, was reported only 29 minutes ago by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate depth of 139 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Wednesday 7 April 2021 at 10:49 am 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.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.7 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Nuevo Progreso (Las Huertas Medina) (pop. 260) located 2 km from the epicenter, Acayucan (pop. 50,900) 60 km away, Jaltipan de Morelos (pop. 32,800) 62 km away, Cosoleacaque (pop. 22,500) 67 km away, Minatitlan (pop. 112,000) 70 km away, Nanchital de Lazaro Cardenas del Rio (pop. 25,300) 84 km away, Coatzacoalcos (pop. 236,000) 90 km away, and Las Choapas (pop. 42,700) 93 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 7 Apr 2021 15:49:12 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Wednesday, 7 Apr 2021 10:49 (GMT -5)
Magnitud: 4.7
Profundidad: 139.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 17.42°N / 94.81°W (Chalchijapan, Estado de Veracruz-Llave, México)
Volcán mas cercano: San Martín (134 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km al NNO de Nuevo Progreso (Las Huertas Medina) (pop: 258) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
60 km al S de Acayucan (pop: 50,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
62 km al S de Jaltipan de Morelos (pop: 32,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
67 km al SSO de Cosoleacaque (pop: 22,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
70 km al SSO de Minatitlan (pop: 112,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
84 km al SSO de Nanchital de Lázaro Cárdenas del Río (Nanchital) (pop: 25,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
90 km al SSO de Coatzacoalcos (pop: 236,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
93 km al SO de Las Choapas (pop: 42,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
323 km al SE de Xalapa (pop: 424,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
507 km al ESE de Ciudad de México (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 30.9°C (88 F), humidity: 41%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from S
Fuente primaria de datos: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Energía liberada estimada: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 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
4.7139 km53 Km Al SURESTE De SAYULA DE ALEMAN, VER, MexicoSSN
4.7139 kmVERACRUZ, MEXICOEMSC
4.3154 km19 Km NNE of Niños Héroes, MexicoUSGS

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Boca del Río (237.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short : My bed felt like shaky  
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