Terremoto moderado mag. 4.5 - North Pacific Ocean, 70 km WSW of Ometepec, Guerrero, Mexico, Wednesday, 16 Jun. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.5 - North Pacific Ocean, 70 km WSW of Ometepec, Guerrero, Mexico, Wednesday, 16 Jun. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.5 at 16 km depth

16 Jun 18:37 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 20 minutos.
16 Jun 18:42: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: SSN
Update Wed, 16 Jun 2021, 18:42
Moderate 4.5 quake hits near Ometepec, Guerrero, Mexico
4.5 quake 16 Jun 1:17 pm (GMT -5)
4.5 quake 16 Jun 1:17 pm (GMT -5)
Just 25 minutes ago, a 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck near Ometepec, Guerrero, Mexico. The tremor was recorded around noon on Wednesday 16 June 2021 at 1:17 pm local time, at a shallow depth of 16 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the first seismological agency to report it.
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 El Papayo (pop. 190) located 20 km from the epicenter, Copala (pop. 6,600) 23 km away, Marquelia (pop. 6,600) 28 km away, Cruz Grande (pop. 11,800) 39 km away, Cuautepec (pop. 3,600) 39 km away, Juchitan (pop. 3,300) 45 km away, and San Marcos (pop. 13,300) 61 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Ayutla de los Libres (pop. 15,400) located 64 km from the epicenter, and Ometepec (pop. 24,100) 70 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 16 Jun 2021 18:17:15 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 2021-06-16 13:17:15 (Hora de México)
Magnitud: 4.5
Profundidad: 16.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 16.4°N / 98.99°W (Océano Pacífico Norte, México)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km al SSO de El Papayo (pop: 188) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
28 km al SO de Marquelia (pop: 6,550) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
39 km al SSE de Florencio Villarreal (Cruz Grande) (pop: 11,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
39 km al S de Cuautepec (pop: 3,570) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
45 km al SO de Juchitan (pop: 3,350) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
53 km al SSO de San Luis Acatlan (pop: 8,280) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
61 km al SE de San Marcos (pop: 13,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
64 km al S de Ayutla de los Libres (pop: 15,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
70 km al OSO de Ometepec (pop: 24,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
337 km al S de Ciudad de México (pop: 12,294,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.8°C (82 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from SE
Fuente primaria de datos: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Energía liberada estimada: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) Más 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
4.516 kmMexico: 61 Km Al SURESTE De SAN MARCOS, GROSSN
4.516 kmOFFSHORE GUERRERO, MEXICOEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Ciudad de Mexico (331.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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