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Terremoto moderado mag. 4.3 - 106 km E of La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico, jueves, 16 sep 2021 05:03 (GMT -7) -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.3 - 106 km E of La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico, jueves, 16 sep 2021 05:03 (GMT -7)

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.3 a 17 km de profundidad

16 Sep 12:21 UTC: Primero en informar: SSN después de 17 minutos.
Update Thu, 16 Sep 2021, 12:27
Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.3 just reported 106 km east of La Paz, Mexico
4.3 quake 16 Sep 5:03 am (GMT -7)
4.3 quake 16 Sep 5:03 am (GMT -7)
Just 23 minutes ago, a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck near La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico. The tremor was recorded early morning on Thursday, September 16th, 2021, at 5:03 am local time, at a shallow depth of 17 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the United States Geological Survey, which listed it as a magnitude 4.3 earthquake as well. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 4.3.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include La Linea (pop. 34) located 68 km from the epicenter, Los Barriles (pop. 1,200) 79 km away, La Ribera (pop. 2,100) 82 km away, and La Paz (pop. 215,200) 106 km away.
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Earthquake data

Fecha & hora: 16 Sep 2021 12:03:39 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: jueves, 16 sep 2021 05:03 (GMT -7)
Magnitud: 4.3
Prof.: 17.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 24.27°N / 109.26°W (Golfo de California, México)
Antipode: 24.27°S / 70.74°E
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km al NE de La Trinidad (pop: 34) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
79 km al NE de Los Barriles (pop: 1,170) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
82 km al NNE de La Rivera (pop: 2,050) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
106 km al E de La Paz (pop: 215,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
119 km al E de El Centenario (pop: 4,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
133 km al NNE de Las Veredas (pop: 10,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
134 km al NE de Todos Santos (pop: 5,150) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
142 km al NNE de San José del Cabo (pop: 69,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
151 km al SO de La Reforma (pop: 6,740) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
178 km al SO de Guamuchil (pop: 63,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 29.4°C (85 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from SE
Fuente primaria de datos: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 MWh, equivalente a 42.5 toneladas de TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
4.317 kmMexico: 107 Km Al ESTE De LA PAZ, BCSSSN
4.310 km82 Km E of La Rivera, MexicoUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
La puente / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
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