Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 46 km south of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, 28 Feb 2021 6:19 am (GMT -6) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 46 km south of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Sunday, 28 Feb 2021 6:19 am (GMT -6)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.2 at 17 km depth

28 Feb 12:35 UTC: Premier à signaler: SSN après 16 minutes.
Update Sun, 28 Feb 2021, 12:39
Moderate 4.2 quake hits near Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico
4.2 quake 28 Feb 6:19 am (GMT -6)
4.2 quake 28 Feb 6:19 am (GMT -6)
Just 20 minutes ago, a 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico. The tremor was recorded early morning on Sunday 28 February 2021 at 6:19 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.2 as well.
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 Concepcion Bamba (pop. 310) located 30 km from the epicenter, El Carrizal (pop. 1,300) 35 km away, and El Morro (pop. 2,600) 38 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Salina Cruz (pop. 76,600) located 46 km from the epicenter, Santiago Astata (pop. 2,200) 49 km away, Colonia Juarez (pop. 2,800) 56 km away, San Mateo del Mar (pop. 5,700) 58 km away, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (pop. 42,100) 62 km away, and San Blas Atempa (pop. 12,000) 63 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 28 Feb 2021 12:19:03 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: dimanche, 28 févr. 2021 06:19 (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.2
Profondeur: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.77°N / 95.28°W (Océan Pacifique Nord, Mexique)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km SSE de Concepcion Bamba (pop: 312) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
46 km S de Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
49 km ESE de Santiago Astata (pop: 2,210) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
51 km S de Rincon Moreno (pop: 1,020) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
58 km SSO de San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
62 km S de Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
63 km S de San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
64 km SSO de Santa Rosa (pop: 2,490) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
78 km SSE de Magdalena Tequisistlan (pop: 3,830) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
576 km SE de Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 25.6°C (78 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from NE
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 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
4.217 km47 Km Al SUR De SALINA CRUZ, OAX, MexicoSSN
4.217 kmOFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICOEMSC

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