Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Teziutlán, 20 km west of Huixtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, 3 Feb 2021 3:52 am (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Teziutlán, 20 km west of Huixtla, Chiapas, Mexico, on Wednesday, 3 Feb 2021 3:52 am (GMT -6)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.3 at 98 km depth

3 Feb 09:56 UTC: Premier à signaler: INETER après 3 minutes.
3 Feb 10:07: Magnitude recalculée de 4.1 à 4.4. Profondeur recalculée de 62.0 à 72.0 km (de 39 à 45 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 14 km (8.4 mi) au ENE.
3 Feb 10:21: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: SSN
Update Wed, 3 Feb 2021, 10:09
Moderate magnitude 4.4 quake hits 23 km northwest of Huixtla, Mexico early morning
4.4 quake 3 Feb 3:53 am (GMT -6)
4.4 quake 3 Feb 3:53 am (GMT -6)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 occurred only 16 minutes ago 23 km northwest of Huixtla, Mexico, the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (INETER) reported.
The quake hit at an intermediate depth of 72 km beneath the epicenter near Huixtla, Chiapas, Mexico, early morning on Wednesday 3 February 2021 at 3:53 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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Buenavista III (pop. 100) located 0 km from the epicenter, Acapetahua (pop. 6,200) 10 km away, Villa Comaltitlan (pop. 7,200) 10 km away, Huixtla (pop. 32,000) 23 km away, San Francisco Motozintla (pop. 23,800) 39 km away, Huehuetan (pop. 7,800) 39 km away, Montecristo (pop. 2,500) 44 km away, Bella Vista (pop. 1,700) 49 km away, Bejucal de Ocampo (pop. 320) 50 km away, Mazatan (pop. 6,800) 51 km away, Amatenango de la Frontera (pop. 780) 54 km away, Tapachula (pop. 202,700) 57 km away, Cacahoatan (pop. 16,600) 58 km away, Tuxtla Chico (pop. 7,000) 61 km away, Union Juarez (pop. 2,600) 62 km away, Comalapa (pop. 18,700) 63 km away, Jaltenango de la Paz (pop. 10,400) 65 km away, Metapa (pop. 2,600) 68 km away, Metapa (pop. 2,600) 68 km away, Frontera Hidalgo (pop. 3,500) 74 km away, La Concordia (pop. 7,600) 91 km away, La Trinitaria (pop. 9,000) 108 km away, and Socoltenango (pop. 4,900) 108 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 3 Feb 2021 09:52:59 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: mercredi, 3 févr. 2021 03:52 (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.3
Profondeur: 98.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.18°N / 92.65°W (Teziutlán, Chiapas, Mexique)
Volcan le plus près: Tacana (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km NO de Hidalgo (pop: 1,640) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
16 km S de Escuintla (pop: 9,570) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
20 km ONO de Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
34 km ONO de Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
39 km SE de Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
48 km OSO de San Francisco Motozintla (Motozintla) (pop: 23,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
52 km NO de Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
56 km ONO de Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
183 km SSE de Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
834 km ESE de Mexico (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 21.8°C (71 F), humidity: 50%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NNE
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
4.398 km10 Km Al Norte De Pueblo Nuevo, México, MexicoSSN
4.472 km20 Km Al OESTE De HUIXTLA, CHIS, MexicoINETER
4.21 kmCHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC
4.2107 km3 Km N of Zacualpa, MexicoUSGS

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