Terremoto leve mag. 4.2 - Bajos de Chila, 8.5 km WNW of Puerto Escondido, Mexico, Thursday, 27 May. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.2 - Bajos de Chila, 8.5 km WNW of Puerto Escondido, Mexico, Thursday, 27 May. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.2 at 35 km depth

27 May 18:42 UTC: Primero en informar: SSN después de 13 minutos.
Update Thu, 27 May 2021, 18:51
Moderate magnitude 4.2 quake hits 8 km northwest of Puerto Escondido, Mexico around noon
4.2 quake 27 May 1:29 pm (GMT -5)
4.2 quake 27 May 1:29 pm (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred around noon on Thursday 27 May 2021 at 1:29 pm local time near Puerto Escondido, San Pedro Mixtepec -Dto. 22 -, Oaxaca, Mexico, as reported by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a moderately shallow depth of 35 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.
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 Las Tres Palmas (pop. 260) located 2 km from the epicenter, Puerto Escondido (pop. 25,900) 8 km away, Brisas de Zicatela (pop. 9,800) 14 km away, San Gabriel Mixtepec (pop. 3,500) 23 km away, and Santos Reyes Nopala (pop. 5,200) 23 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Rio Grande (pop. 12,900) located 33 km from the epicenter, Santa Catarina Juquila (pop. 6,200) 41 km away, and Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz (pop. 23,900) 76 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 27 May 2021 18:29:11 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Thursday, 27 May 2021 13:29 (GMT -5)
Magnitud: 4.2
Profundidad: 35.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 15.9°N / 97.15°W (Bajos de Chila, Estado de Oaxaca, México)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km al OSO de Las Tres Palmas (San Pedro Mixtepec -Dto. 22 -) (pop: 257) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
8 km al ONO de Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
23 km al O de Santa Maria Colotepec (pop: 1,370) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
23 km al S de Santos Reyes Nopala (pop: 5,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
33 km al ESE de Rio Grande (pop: 12,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
41 km al SSE de Santa Catarina Juquila (pop: 6,220) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
43 km al OSO de San Baltazar Loxicha (pop: 2,180) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
76 km al SO de Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz (Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz) (pop: 23,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
137 km al SSO de Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
445 km al SSE de Ciudad de México (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 32.2°C (90 F), humidity: 53%, wind: 3 m/s (7 kts) from SW
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) Más info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Puerto Escondido, San Pedro Mixtepec -Dto. 22 -, Oaxaca (8.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
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