Terremoto leve mag. 4.2 - Palomares, 29 km N of Matias Romero, Oaxaca, Mexico, Thursday, 29 Apr. 2021 -
Terremoto leve magnitud 4.2 at 27 km depth
29 Apr 08:31 UTC: Primero en informar: VolcanoDiscovery después de 6 minutos.
29 Apr 08:49: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: SSN
Update Thu, 29 Apr 2021, 08:57Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.2 reported 34 km northeast of Matias Romero, Mexico
4.2 quake 29 Apr 3:22 am (GMT -5)
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake near Matias Romero, Matías Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca, Mexico, was reported 35 minutes ago by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 27 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Thursday 29 April 2021 at 3:22 am 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 European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.2 earthquake as well.
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 Los Manantiales (pop. 50) located 6 km from the epicenter, Santa Maria Chimalapa (pop. 2,500) 11 km away, Cuauhtémoc (pop. 2,300) 20 km away, and Matias Romero (pop. 18,900) 34 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Colonia Rincon Viejo (pop. 8,500) located 35 km from the epicenter, San Juan Guichicovi (pop. 4,300) 38 km away, Ixtepec (pop. 25,400) 62 km away, and Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop. 74,800) 68 km away.
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Fecha & hora: 29 Apr 2021 08:25:17 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro:
Thursday, 29 Apr 2021 03:25 (GMT -5)
Profundidad: 27.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 17.1384°N / 95.06391°W
(Palomares, Estado de Oaxaca
Volcán mas cercano: San Martín
(160 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:0 km al O de Palomares
(pop: 3,760) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!10 km al S de Donaji
(pop: 2,360) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!19 km al ONO de Cuauhtémoc
(pop: 2,260) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!20 km al N de San Juan Guichicovi
(pop: 4,280) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!29 km al N de Matías Romero Avendaño
(pop: 18,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!33 km al S de Jesus Carranza (Veracruz)
(pop: 4,020) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!36 km al NNE de Santo Domingo Petapa
(pop: 5,430) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!64 km al N de San Geronimo Ixtepec (Ixtepec)
(pop: 25,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!177 km al E de Oaxaca
(pop: 255,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!499 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 23.9°C
(75 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from S
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
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.
|4.2||27 km||35 Km Al NORESTE De MATIAS ROMERO, OAX, Mexico||SSN|
|unknown||n/a||Near Matias Romero, Oaxaca, Mexico||VolcanoDiscovery|
|4.2||27 km||OAXACA, MEXICO||EMSC|
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Puebla (365.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Me sentí mareado y sacudidas pequeñas
0 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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