Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 54 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021 7:41 pm (GMT -6) -

Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 54 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021 7:41 pm (GMT -6)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.3 at 16 km depth

28 Jan 02:00 UTC: Premier à signaler: SSN après 18 minutes.
Update Thu, 28 Jan 2021, 02:06
Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake 54 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Mexico
4.3 quake 27 Jan 7:41 pm (GMT -6)
4.3 quake 27 Jan 7:41 pm (GMT -6)
Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported a magnitude 4.3 quake in Mexico near Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, only 24 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early evening on Wednesday 27 January 2021 at 7:41 pm local time at a shallow depth of 16 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 Barrio Nuevo (pop. 33) located 49 km from the epicenter, San Mateo del Mar (pop. 5,700) 50 km away, Colonia Juarez (pop. 2,800) 51 km away, Salina Cruz (pop. 76,600) 54 km away, San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop. 4,000) 62 km away, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (pop. 42,100) 71 km away, and Ixtepec (pop. 25,400) 91 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 28 Jan 2021 01:41:51 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: mercredi, 27 janv. 2021 19:41 (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.3
Profondeur: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.76°N / 94.94°W (Océan Pacifique Nord, Mexique)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km S de Barrio Nuevo (pop: 33) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
54 km SSE de Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
60 km SE de El Morro (pop: 2,630) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
62 km SSO de San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
64 km SSE de Santa Rosa (pop: 2,490) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
66 km SSO de San Dionisio del Mar (pop: 3,140) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
71 km SSE de Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
76 km S de Juchitán de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
91 km SSE de Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
603 km SE de Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 28.4°C (83 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 19 m/s (38 kts)
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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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.
MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
4.316 km54 Km Al SURESTE De SALINA CRUZ, OAX, MexicoSSN
4.316 kmOFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICOEMSC

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