Terremoto leve mag. 4.8 - Licenciado Gabriel Ramos Millán, 49 km SSW of Minatitlan, Veracruz, Mexico, Saturday, 17 Apr. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.8 - Licenciado Gabriel Ramos Millán, 49 km SSW of Minatitlan, Veracruz, Mexico, Saturday, 17 Apr. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.8 at 149 km depth

17 Apr 15:49 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 17 minutos.
17 Apr 15:49: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: SSN
Update Sat, 17 Apr 2021, 15:51
Moderate 4.8 quake hits near Minatitlan, Minatitlán, Veracruz, Mexico
4.8 quake 17 Apr 10:31 am (GMT -5)
4.8 quake 17 Apr 10:31 am (GMT -5)
Just 19 minutes ago, a 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck near Minatitlan, Minatitlán, Veracruz, Mexico. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Saturday 17 April 2021 at 10:31 am local time, at an intermediate depth of 149 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 German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.5. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 4.5.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Boca de Oro (pop. 300) located 2 km from the epicenter, Jaltipan de Morelos (pop. 32,800) 42 km away, Acayucan (pop. 50,900) 45 km away, Cosoleacaque (pop. 22,500) 47 km away, Minatitlan (pop. 112,000) 49 km away, Nanchital de Lazaro Cardenas del Rio (pop. 25,300) 63 km away, Coatzacoalcos (pop. 236,000) 69 km away, and Las Choapas (pop. 42,700) 76 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 17 Apr 2021 15:31:43 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Saturday, 17 Apr 2021 10:31 (GMT -5)
Magnitud: 4.8
Profundidad: 149.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 17.59°N / 94.73°W (Licenciado Gabriel Ramos Millán, Estado de Veracruz-Llave, México)
Volcán mas cercano: San Martín (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km al SSO de Boca de Oro (pop: 303) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
42 km al S de Jaltipan de Morelos (pop: 32,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
45 km al SSE de Acayucan (pop: 50,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
47 km al SSO de Cosoleacaque (pop: 22,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
49 km al SSO de Minatitlan (pop: 112,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
63 km al SSO de Nanchital de Lázaro Cárdenas del Río (Nanchital) (pop: 25,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
69 km al SSO de Coatzacoalcos (pop: 236,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
76 km al OSO de Las Choapas (pop: 42,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
316 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:
Scattered Clouds 29°C (84 F), humidity: 48%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from WSW
Fuente primaria de datos: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Energía liberada estimada: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 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
4.8149 km40 Km Al SURESTE De SAYULA DE ALEMAN, VER, MexicoSSN
4.5148 kmVERACRUZ, MEXICOEMSC
4.5151 kmChiapas, MexicoGFZ
4.5143 km13 Km S of Hidalgotitlán, MexicoUSGS

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