Terremoto leve mag. 4.4 - Leonardo Bravo, 37 km WSW of Chilpancingo, Guerrero, Mexico, jueves, 06 may. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.4 - Leonardo Bravo, 37 km WSW of Chilpancingo, Guerrero, Mexico, jueves, 06 may. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.4 at 81 km depth

6 May 13:39 UTC: Primero en informar: VolcanoDiscovery después de 8 minutos.
6 May 13:43: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: GFZ
6 May 13:52: Magnitud recalculada de 4.3 a 4.4. Profundidad recalculada de 101.0 a 81.0 km (de 63 a 50 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 6.9 km (4.3 mi) al NO.
Update Thu, 6 May 2021, 13:48
Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake 33 km southwest of Chilpancingo, Mexico
4.3 quake 6 May 8:31 am (GMT -5)
4.3 quake 6 May 8:31 am (GMT -5)
The German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported a magnitude 4.3 quake in Mexico near Chilpancingo, Chilpancingo de los Bravo, Guerrero, only 17 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the morning on Thursday 6 May 2021 at 8:31 am local time at an intermediate depth of 101 km. 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.3 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Inscuinatoyac (El Pueblito) (pop. 690) located 9 km from the epicenter, Chichihualco (pop. 10,700) 28 km away, Chilpancingo (pop. 187,300) 33 km away, Petaquillas (pop. 9,800) 36 km away, Zumpango del Rio (pop. 24,700) 37 km away, Tierra Colorada (pop. 11,500) 40 km away, Tixtla de Guerrero (pop. 22,800) 44 km away, Acapulco de Juarez (pop. 673,500) 66 km away, and Chilapa de Alvarez (pop. 31,200) 68 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 6 May 2021 13:31:28 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 6 May 8:31 am (GMT -5)
Magnitud: 4.4
Profundidad: 81.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 17.47°N / 99.84°W (Leonardo Bravo, Estado de Guerrero, México)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km al SO de Tierra Colorada (pop: 956) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
27 km al SO de Chichihualco (pop: 10,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
37 km al OSO de Chilpancingo de los Bravo (pop: 187,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
39 km al SSE de Tlacotepec (pop: 6,850) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
39 km al OSO de Zumpango del Rio (Zumpango del Río) (pop: 24,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
47 km al NO de Tierra Colorada (pop: 11,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
48 km al OSO de Tixtla de Guerrero (pop: 22,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
69 km al N de Acapulco (pop: 673,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
69 km al ENE de Atoyac de Alvarez (Atoyac de Álvarez) (pop: 21,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
230 km al SSO de Ciudad de México (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 23.3°C (74 F), humidity: 66%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from N
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 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.
4.481 kmGuerrero, MexicoGFZ
unknownn/aGuerrero, MexicoVolcanoDiscovery
4.610 km36 Km SSW of Acapulco De Juárez, MexicoUSGS

User reports for this quake (7)

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Acapulco, Guerrero / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : At first I thought I was dizzy but then I realized the patio I was sitting on was moving under me | 2 users found this interesting.  
Acapulco / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating : Woke me from sleep bed was shaking and items on my shelf where moving | One user found this interesting.  
Acapulco / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s : Scary | One user found this interesting.  
Acapulco / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : . | One user found this interesting.  
67.9 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : Im very scared | One user found this interesting.  
Jaleaca (3.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vertical swinging (up and down)
Acapulco Gro. / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / very short
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