Terremoto leve mag. 4.6 - Chiapas Nuevo, 26 km SSW of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Chiapas, Mexico, Sunday, 18 Apr. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.6 - Chiapas Nuevo, 26 km SSW of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Chiapas, Mexico, Sunday, 18 Apr. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.6 at 128 km depth

18 Apr 23:14 UTC: Primero en informar: SSN después de 27 minutos.
Update Sun, 18 Apr 2021, 23:18
Moderate 4.6 quake hits near Cintalapa de Figueroa, Cintalapa, Chiapas, Mexico
4.6 quake 18 Apr 5:47 pm (GMT -5)
4.6 quake 18 Apr 5:47 pm (GMT -5)
A magnitude 4.6 earthquake near Cintalapa de Figueroa, Cintalapa, Chiapas, Mexico, was reported 31 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 128 km beneath the epicenter in the afternoon on Sunday 18 April 2021 at 5:47 pm local time. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
A second report was later issued by the United States Geological Survey, which listed it as a magnitude 4.4 earthquake. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 4.4.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include El Zakura (pop. 13) located 0 km from the epicenter, Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop. 42,500) 26 km away, Arriaga (pop. 24,400) 28 km away, Tonala (pop. 35,300) 44 km away, Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (pop. 39,200) 58 km away, Villaflores (pop. 37,200) 66 km away, Berriozabal (pop. 28,100) 69 km away, Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop. 537,100) 83 km away, and Chiapas (pop. 45,100) 91 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 18 Apr 2021 22:47:30 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Sunday, 18 Apr 2021 17:47 (GMT -5)
Magnitud: 4.6
Profundidad: 128.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 16.48°N / 93.83°W (Chiapas Nuevo, Estado de Chiapas, México)
Volcán mas cercano: El Chichón (117 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
0 km al S de El Zakura (pop: 13) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
26 km al SSO de Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop: 42,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
28 km al NNE de Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
44 km al N de Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
58 km al OSO de La Ventosa (San Juan) (pop: 39,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
66 km al ONO de Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
69 km al OSO de Berriozabal (Berriozábal) (pop: 28,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
83 km al OSO de Tuxtla Gtz (pop: 537,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
91 km al OSO de Chiapas (Chiapa de Corzo) (pop: 45,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
649 km al ESE de Ciudad de México (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 30.3°C (86 F), humidity: 26%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from SW
Fuente primaria de datos: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Energía liberada estimada: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 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
4.6128 km27 Km Al SUROESTE De CINTALAPA, CHIS, MexicoSSN
4.4132 kmCHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC
4.5136 km2 Km ESE of Arriaga, MexicoUSGS

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Cintalapa Chiapas / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Hubo un sonido fuerte antes de que temblara y fue un movimiento hacia arriba y abajo muy breve y quedó vibrando unos segundos después qué pasó el moviendo  
471 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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