Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 6 km southeast of Acapulco de Juarez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Monday, 1 Feb 2021 5:41 pm (GMT -6) -

Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 6 km southeast of Acapulco de Juarez, Guerrero, Mexico, on Monday, 1 Feb 2021 5:41 pm (GMT -6)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.3 at 4 km depth

1 Feb 23:56 UTC: Premier à signaler: SSN après 15 minutes.
Update Tue, 2 Feb 2021, 00:00
Moderate magnitude 4.3 quake hits 6 km southeast of Acapulco de Juarez, Mexico in the afternoon
4.3 quake 1 Feb 5:41 pm (GMT -6)
4.3 quake 1 Feb 5:41 pm (GMT -6)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred only 19 minutes ago 6 km southeast of Acapulco de Juarez, Mexico, Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported.
The quake hit at a very shallow depth of 4 km beneath the epicenter near Acapulco de Juarez, Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero, Mexico, in the afternoon on Monday 1 February 2021 at 5:41 pm 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.3 as well.
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 Acapulco de Juarez (pop. 673,500) located 6 km from the epicenter, Tuncingo (pop. 2,600) 10 km away, Tres Palos (pop. 5,000) 10 km away, and San Pedro las Playas (pop. 4,300) 15 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in El Bejuco (pop. 2,300) located 17 km from the epicenter, Bajos del Ejido (pop. 6,200) 20 km away, Amatillo (pop. 3,300) 22 km away, and Kilometro 30 (pop. 6,300) 23 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Atoyac de Alvarez (pop. 21,400) located 74 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 1 Feb 2021 23:41:36 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: lundi, 1 févr. 2021 17:41 (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.3
Profondeur: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.81°N / 99.87°W (Océan Pacifique Nord, Mexique)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km SE de Acapulco (pop: 673,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
10 km OSO de Tres Palos (pop: 5,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
20 km SSE de Bajos del Ejido (pop: 6,170) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
22 km O de Amatillo (pop: 3,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
23 km SSO de Kilometro 30 (Centro) (pop: 6,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
29 km SSE de Tixtlancingo (pop: 3,640) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
32 km SE de Coyuca de Benitez (Coyuca de Benítez) (pop: 13,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
36 km SSO de Xaltianguis (Centro) (pop: 6,970) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
74 km SE de Atoyac de Alvarez (Atoyac de Álvarez) (pop: 21,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
302 km SSO de Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 29°C (84 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from W
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
4.34 km8 Km Al SURESTE De ACAPULCO, GRO, MexicoSSN
4.34 kmOFFSHORE GUERRERO, MEXICOEMSC

User reports for this quake (4)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
8.1 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Acapulco diamante / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s
Acapulco / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Acapulco diamante / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s
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