Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Brisas del Mar, 30 km south of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, 1 Feb 2021 9:17 pm (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Brisas del Mar, 30 km south of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on Monday, 1 Feb 2021 9:17 pm (GMT -6)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.7 at 86 km depth

2 Feb 03:21 UTC: Premier à signaler: INETER après 4 minutes.
2 Feb 03:28: Profondeur recalculée de 38.0 à 43.0 km (de 24 à 27 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 15 km (9.2 mi) au SSW.
2 Feb 03:42: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: SSN
Update Tue, 2 Feb 2021, 03:27
Magnitude 4.9 earthquake strikes near Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico
4.9 quake 1 Feb 9:17 pm (GMT -6)
4.9 quake 1 Feb 9:17 pm (GMT -6)
A moderately shallow magnitude 4.9 earthquake was reported in the evening near Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico.
According to the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (INETER), the quake hit on Monday 1 February 2021 at 9:17 pm local time at a moderately shallow depth of 38 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.
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 Playa Linda (pop. 460) located 13 km from the epicenter, Puerto Madero (pop. 9,600) 15 km away, El Encanto (pop. 1,700) 17 km away, Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop. 13,700) 26 km away, La Libertad (pop. 4,500) 29 km away, Vida Mejor I (pop. 6,500) 35 km away, Tapachula (pop. 202,700) 41 km away, San Pedro Sacatepéquez (pop. 40,000) 86 km away, and San Francisco Motozintla (pop. 23,800) 89 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 2 Feb 2021 03:17:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: lundi, 1 févr. 2021 21:17 (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.7
Profondeur: 86.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.64°N / 92.29°W (Brisas del Mar, Chiapas, Mexique)
Volcan le plus près: Tacana (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km O de Benito Juarez (pop: 754) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
14 km NNO de Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
16 km OSO de Frontera Diaz (pop: 14,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
30 km S de Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
41 km SSO de Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
46 km O de Coatepeque (Quetzaltenango, Guatemala) (pop: 45,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
59 km SSE de Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
81 km S de San Francisco Motozintla (Motozintla) (pop: 23,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
252 km SSE de Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
901 km SE de Mexico (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 18.2°C (65 F), humidity: 91%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from E
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 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.
4.786 km16 Km Al SUROESTE De CD HIDALGO, CHIS, MexicoSSN
4.377 km8 Km S of Tinajas 1ra. Sección, MexicoUSGS
4.943 km22 Km Al Oeste De El Gancho México, MexicoINETER
4.4106 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, Mexico, GuatemalaGFZ

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Ocosingo (254.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : No lo sentí (reported through our app)  
11.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / not felt / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
85.8 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
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