Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Romero Rubio, 59 km southwest of Minatitlan, Veracruz, Mexico, on Thursday, 4 Feb 2021 12:36 pm (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Romero Rubio, 59 km southwest of Minatitlan, Veracruz, Mexico, on Thursday, 4 Feb 2021 12:36 pm (GMT -6)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.7 at 137 km depth

4 Feb 18:56 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 20 minutes.
4 Feb 18:56: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: SSN
Update Thu, 4 Feb 2021, 19:00
Magnitude 4.7 earthquake strikes near Minatitlan, Minatitlán, Veracruz, Mexico
4.7 quake 4 Feb 12:36 pm (GMT -6)
4.7 quake 4 Feb 12:36 pm (GMT -6)
A magnitude 4.7 earthquake near Minatitlan, Minatitlán, Veracruz, Mexico, was reported only 24 minutes ago by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate depth of 137 km beneath the epicenter around noon on Thursday 4 February 2021 at 12:36 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 4.7 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Romero Rubio (pop. 220) located 2 km from the epicenter, Jesus Carranza (pop. 4,000) 22 km away, Hidalgotitlan (pop. 4,000) 33 km away, Sayula de Aleman (pop. 14,000) 34 km away, Texistepec (pop. 9,700) 36 km away, Oluta (pop. 12,700) 39 km away, Acayucan (pop. 50,900) 41 km away, Soconusco (pop. 5,800) 43 km away, San Juan Evangelista (pop. 4,000) 43 km away, Jaltipan de Morelos (pop. 32,800) 47 km away, Oteapan (pop. 14,900) 53 km away, Cosoleacaque (pop. 22,500) 54 km away, Chinameca (pop. 7,500) 54 km away, Minatitlan (pop. 112,000) 59 km away, Mecayapan (pop. 6,100) 71 km away, Ixhuatlan del Sureste (pop. 10,100) 72 km away, Nanchital de Lazaro Cardenas del Rio (pop. 25,300) 75 km away, Tatahuicapan (pop. 8,200) 75 km away, Pajapan (pop. 8,400) 79 km away, Isla (pop. 26,300) 84 km away, Las Choapas (pop. 42,700) 92 km away, Catemaco (pop. 27,600) 97 km away, Agua Dulce (pop. 36,100) 100 km away, Playa Vicente (pop. 9,100) 102 km away, San Andrés Tuxtla (pop. 61,800) 102 km away, and Santiago Tuxtla (pop. 15,500) 108 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 4 Feb 2021 18:36:27 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: jeudi, 4 févr. 2021 12:36 (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.7
Profondeur: 137.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.58°N / 94.89°W (Romero Rubio, Veracruz, Mexique)
Volcan le plus près: San Martín (114 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km S de La Florida (pop: 127) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
41 km S de Acayucan (pop: 50,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
47 km SSO de Jaltipan de Morelos (pop: 32,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
54 km SSO de Cosoleacaque (pop: 22,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
59 km SO de Minatitlan (pop: 112,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
75 km SO de Nanchital de Lazaro Cardenas del Rio (Nanchital) (pop: 25,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
79 km SO de Coatzacoalcos (pop: 236,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
92 km OSO de Las Choapas (pop: 42,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
305 km SE de Xalapa (pop: 424,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
492 km ESE de Mexico (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 25°C (77 F), humidity: 50%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from ENE
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.
4.7137 km34 Km Al SUR De SAYULA DE ALEMAN, VER, MexicoSSN

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