Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 49 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 12 Feb 2021 2:06 pm (GMT -6) -

Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 49 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 12 Feb 2021 2:06 pm (GMT -6)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.3 at 17 km depth

12 Feb 20:21 UTC: Premier à signaler: INETER après 15 minutes.
12 Feb 20:28: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: SSN
Update Fri, 12 Feb 2021, 20:30
Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake 49 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Mexico
4.3 quake 12 Feb 2:06 pm (GMT -6)
4.3 quake 12 Feb 2:06 pm (GMT -6)
Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported a magnitude 4.3 quake in Mexico near Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, only 24 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early afternoon on Friday 12 February 2021 at 2:06 pm local time at a shallow depth of 17 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 Barrio Nuevo (pop. 33) located 44 km from the epicenter, San Mateo del Mar (pop. 5,700) 45 km away, and Colonia Juarez (pop. 2,800) 46 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 49 km from the epicenter, San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop. 4,000) 57 km away, San Dionisio del Mar (pop. 3,100) 60 km away, San Blas Atempa (pop. 12,000) 66 km away, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (pop. 42,100) 66 km away, and Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop. 74,800) 70 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 12 Feb 2021 20:06:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: vendredi, 12 févr. 2021 14:06 (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.3
Profondeur: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.81°N / 94.93°W (Océan Pacifique Nord, Mexique)
Volcan le plus près: El Chichón (242 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km S de Barrio Nuevo (pop: 33) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
49 km SE de Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
57 km SO de San Francisco del Mar Viejo (pop: 4,030) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
58 km ESE de El Morro (pop: 2,630) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
59 km SSE de Santa Rosa (pop: 2,490) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
60 km SSO de San Dionisio del Mar (pop: 3,140) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
66 km SSE de San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
66 km SSE de Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
70 km S de Juchitán de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
600 km SE de Mexico (pop: 12,294,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 26.8°C (80 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from S
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
4.317 km37 Km Al Sureste De Salina Cruz, México, MexicoSSN
4.518 km50 Km Al SURESTE De SALINA CRUZ, OAX, MexicoINETER
4.317 kmOFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICOEMSC

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