Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, 56 km northwest of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, 8 Feb 2021 12:44 am (GMT -6) -

Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, 56 km northwest of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, 8 Feb 2021 12:44 am (GMT -6)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.3 at 5 km depth

8 Feb 06:49 UTC: Premier à signaler: INETER après 5 minutes.
8 Feb 06:56: Magnitude recalculée de 4.2 à 4.4. Profondeur recalculée de 10.0 à 2.0 km (de 6.2 à 1.2 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 1.5 km (1 mi) au SO.
8 Feb 07:07: Profondeur recalculée de 2.0 à 1.0 km (de 1.2 à 0.6 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 1.1 km (0.7 mi) au S.
8 Feb 07:14: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: SSN
Update Mon, 8 Feb 2021, 07:15
Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.3 reported 56 km northwest of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico
4.3 quake 8 Feb 12:44 am (GMT -6)
4.3 quake 8 Feb 12:44 am (GMT -6)
Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported a magnitude 4.3 quake in Mexico near Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, 31 minutes ago. The earthquake hit after midnight on Monday 8 February 2021 at 12:44 am local time at a very shallow depth of 5 km. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In El Laurel (pop. 43) located 5 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Raudales Malpaso (pop. 6,800) located 15 km from the epicenter, Copainala (pop. 6,600) 30 km away, Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (pop. 39,200) 41 km away, and Berriozabal (pop. 28,100) 42 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop. 42,500) located 53 km from the epicenter, Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop. 537,100) 56 km away, Chiapas (pop. 45,100) 68 km away, and Suchiapa (pop. 16,600) 68 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 8 Feb 2021 06:44:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: lundi, 8 févr. 2021 00:44 (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.3
Profondeur: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.11°N / 93.49°W (Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, Chiapas, Mexique)
Volcan le plus près: El Chichón (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km ONO de El Laurel (pop: 43) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
15 km SE de Raudales Malpaso (pop: 6,820) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
30 km O de Copainala (Copainalá) (pop: 6,550) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
41 km NNO de Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (San Juan) (pop: 39,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
42 km NO de Berriozabal (Berriozábal) (pop: 28,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
53 km NNE de Cintalapa de Figueroa (pop: 42,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
56 km NO de Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
68 km NO de Chiapas (Chiapa de Corzo) (pop: 45,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
68 km NO de Suchiapa (pop: 16,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
649 km ESE de Mexico (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 21.1°C (70 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NW
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

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4.41 km55 Km Al Noroeste De Chiapas, México, MexicoINETER

User reports for this quake (4)

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Francisco León (29 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : Estaba despierto platicando con mi cuñada y derrepente sentimos que empezó a mover la tierra rechinaron la lámina de la casa  
Cinta lapa Chiapas / Light shaking (MMI IV)
14.3 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tecpatan, Chiapas. / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
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