Terremoto leve mag. 4.2 - Adolfo López Mateos, 50 km S of Minatitlan, Veracruz, Mexico, Thursday, 08 Apr. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.2 - Adolfo López Mateos, 50 km S of Minatitlan, Veracruz, Mexico, Thursday, 08 Apr. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.2 at 143 km depth

8 Apr 04:46 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 21 minutos.
8 Apr 04:49: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: SSN
Update Thu, 8 Apr 2021, 04:51
Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.2 just reported 50 km south of Minatitlan, Mexico
4.2 quake 7 Apr 11:26 pm (GMT -5)
4.2 quake 7 Apr 11:26 pm (GMT -5)
Just 25 minutes ago, a 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Minatitlan, Minatitlán, Veracruz, Mexico. The tremor was recorded late at night on Wednesday 7 April 2021 at 11:26 pm local time, at an intermediate depth of 143 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.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In La Concepcion (La Union) (pop. 79, 1 km away), Jaltipan de Morelos (pop. 32,800, 46 km away), Cosoleacaque (pop. 22,500, 49 km away), Minatitlan (pop. 112,000, 50 km away), Acayucan (pop. 50,900, 52 km away), Nanchital de Lazaro Cardenas del Rio (pop. 25,300, 62 km away), Fraccionamiento Ciudad Olmeca (pop. 16,100, 66 km away), and Coatzacoalcos (pop. 236,000, 69 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 8 Apr 2021 04:26:08 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Wednesday, 7 Apr 2021 23:26 (GMT -5)
Magnitud: 4.2
Profundidad: 143.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 17.56°N / 94.65°W (Adolfo López Mateos, Estado de Veracruz-Llave, México)
Volcán mas cercano: San Martín (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km al NNO de La Concepcion (La Union) (pop: 79) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
46 km al S de Jaltipan de Morelos (pop: 32,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
49 km al S de Cosoleacaque (pop: 22,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
50 km al S de Minatitlan (pop: 112,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
52 km al SSE de Acayucan (pop: 50,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
62 km al SSO de Nanchital de Lázaro Cárdenas del Río (Nanchital) (pop: 25,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
66 km al S de Fraccionamiento Ciudad Olmeca (pop: 16,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
69 km al SSO de Coatzacoalcos (pop: 236,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
324 km al SE de Xalapa (pop: 424,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
516 km al ESE de Ciudad de México (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 24.2°C (76 F), humidity: 67%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from SSW
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
4.2143 km45 Km Al SUR De JALTIPAN DEMORELOS, VER, MexicoSSN
4.2143 kmVERACRUZ, MEXICOEMSC

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