Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 78 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 6 Feb 2021 6:23 am (GMT -6) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 78 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday, 6 Feb 2021 6:23 am (GMT -6)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.2 at 16 km depth

6 Feb 12:46 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 23 minutes.
6 Feb 12:49: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: SSN
Update Sat, 6 Feb 2021, 12:51
Moderate 4.2 quake hits near Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico
4.2 quake 6 Feb 6:23 am (GMT -6)
4.2 quake 6 Feb 6:23 am (GMT -6)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred only 28 minutes ago 78 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Mexico, Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 16 km beneath the epicenter near Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, early morning on Saturday 6 February 2021 at 6:23 am 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 4.2 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Santa Maria del Mar (pop. 770) located 70 km from the epicenter, Salina Cruz (pop. 76,600) 78 km away, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (pop. 42,100) 94 km away, Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop. 74,800) 96 km away, and Union Hidalgo (pop. 13,700) 97 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 6 Feb 2021 12:23:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: samedi, 6 févr. 2021 06:23 (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.2
Profondeur: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.6°N / 94.78°W (Océan Pacifique Nord, Mexique)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km S de Santa Maria del Mar (pop: 771) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
71 km SSE de San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
72 km SSO de San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
78 km SE de Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
87 km S de Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
94 km SSE de San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
94 km SSE de Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
96 km SSE de Juchitán de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
97 km S de Union Hidalgo (Unión Hidalgo) (pop: 13,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
628 km SE de Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 24.9°C (77 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from S
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
4.216 km79 Km Al SURESTE De SALINA CRUZ, OAX, MexicoSSN
4.216 kmOFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICOEMSC

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