Terremoto moderado mag. 4.2 - Santiago Tapextla, Oaxaca, 39 km SSW of Ometepec, Guerrero, Mexico, Wednesday, 19 May. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.2 - Santiago Tapextla, Oaxaca, 39 km SSW of Ometepec, Guerrero, Mexico, Wednesday, 19 May. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.2 at 17 km depth

19 May 15:27 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 20 minutos.
19 May 15:28: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: SSN
Update Wed, 19 May 2021, 15:33
Moderate 4.2 quake hits near Pinotepa Nacional, Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico
4.2 quake 19 May 10:07 am (GMT -5)
4.2 quake 19 May 10:07 am (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred only 25 minutes ago 50 km west of Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico, Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 17 km beneath the epicenter near Pinotepa Nacional, Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico, in the morning on Wednesday 19 May 2021 at 10:07 am local time. 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.
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 Montecillos (pop. 1000) located 4 km from the epicenter, San Nicolas (pop. 3,300) 6 km away, Santiago Tepextla (pop. 1,400) 8 km away, Santo Domingo Armenta (pop. 2,600) 15 km away, Cuajinicuilapa (pop. 10,300) 17 km away, San Juan Bautista Lo de Soto (pop. 1,900) 25 km away, and Ometepec (pop. 24,100) 39 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Pinotepa Nacional (pop. 29,600) located 50 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 19 May 2021 15:07:48 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 19 May 10:07 am (GMT -5)
Magnitud: 4.2
Profundidad: 17.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 16.36°N / 98.52°W (Santiago Tapextla, Estado de Oaxaca, México)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km al SSO de Montecillos (Guerrero) (pop: 1,010) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
15 km al O de Santo Domingo Armenta (pop: 2,580) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
17 km al SO de Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (Guerrero) (pop: 10,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
28 km al OSO de Santiago Llano Grande (pop: 1,880) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
28 km al O de El Ciruelo (pop: 2,220) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
39 km al SSO de Ometepec (Guerrero) (pop: 24,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
40 km al SE de Marquelia (Guerrero) (pop: 6,550) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
50 km al O de Pinotepa (pop: 29,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
207 km al OSO de Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
347 km al S de Ciudad de México (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 28.7°C (84 F), humidity: 57%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WNW
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.
RevistaProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
4.217 kmMexico: 37 Km Al SUROESTE De OMETEPEC, GROSSN
4.217 kmGUERRERO, MEXICOEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Oaxtepec, Morelos (287.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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