Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Uxpanapa, Veracruz, 60 km northeast of Matias Romero, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 26 Feb 2021 6:30 pm (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Uxpanapa, Veracruz, 60 km northeast of Matias Romero, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Friday, 26 Feb 2021 6:30 pm (GMT -6)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.2 at 146 km depth

27 Feb 00:49 UTC: Premier à signaler: SSN après 19 minutes.
Update Sat, 27 Feb 2021, 00:54
Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake 60 km northeast of Matias Romero, Mexico
4.2 quake 26 Feb 6:30 pm (GMT -6)
4.2 quake 26 Feb 6:30 pm (GMT -6)
An intermediate magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported early evening near Matias Romero, Matías Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca, Mexico.
According to Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the quake hit on Friday 26 February 2021 at 6:30 pm local time at an intermediate depth of 146 km. The strength of the earthquake may have been tempered by its relative great depth below the surface, which makes it feel weaker in absolute terms. 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.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.2 earthquake as well.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Francisco Villa Dos (Poblado Tres) (pop. 39, 5 km away), Hermanos Cedillo (pop. 1,200, 8 km away), Poblado Cinco (pop. 1,300, 14 km away), Poblado 10 (pop. 3,300, 24 km away), Jesus Carranza (pop. 4,000, 40 km away), Matias Romero (pop. 18,900, 60 km away), Texistepec (pop. 9,700, 69 km away), and Las Choapas (pop. 42,700, 93 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 27 Feb 2021 00:30:03 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: vendredi, 26 févr. 2021 18:30 (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.2
Profondeur: 146.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.29°N / 94.68°W (Uxpanapa, Veracruz, Mexique)
Volcan le plus près: San Martín (152 km / 94 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km ESE de Cuauhtémoc de Tierra Blanca (Amatal) (pop: 235) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
8 km ONO de Hermanos Cedillo (pop: 1,220) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
23 km S de Vicente Guerrero (pop: 1,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
24 km O de Poblado 10 (pop: 3,320) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
40 km ESE de Jesus Carranza (pop: 4,020) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
60 km NE de Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca) (pop: 18,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
69 km SSE de Texistepec (pop: 9,660) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
93 km SO de Las Choapas (pop: 42,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
343 km SE de Xalapa (pop: 424,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
526 km ESE de Mexico (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 22.9°C (73 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from ENE
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
4.2146 km59 Km Al NORESTE De MATIAS ROMERO, OAX, MexicoSSN
4.2146 kmVERACRUZ, MEXICOEMSC

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