Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - San Juan Mazatlan, 53 km northwest of Matias Romero, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, 2 Mar 2021 2:24 pm (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - San Juan Mazatlan, 53 km northwest of Matias Romero, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, 2 Mar 2021 2:24 pm (GMT -6)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.3 at 99 km depth

2 Mar 20:42 UTC: Premier à signaler: SSN après 18 minutes.
Update Tue, 2 Mar 2021, 20:51
Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake 53 km northwest of Matias Romero, Mexico
4.3 quake 2 Mar 2:24 pm (GMT -6)
4.3 quake 2 Mar 2:24 pm (GMT -6)
An intermediate magnitude 4.3 earthquake was reported early afternoon near Matias Romero, Matías Romero Avendaño, Oaxaca, Mexico.
According to Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the quake hit on Tuesday 2 March 2021 at 2:24 pm local time at an intermediate depth of 99 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.3 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include San Pedro Acatlan Grande (pop. 630) located 5 km from the epicenter, San Juan Mazatlan (pop. 1,800) 7 km away, San Juan Cotzocon (pop. 3,700) 32 km away, San Juan Guichicovi (pop. 4,300) 44 km away, Colonia Rincon Viejo (pop. 8,500) 52 km away, Matias Romero (pop. 18,900) 53 km away, Jalapa (pop. 8,300) 65 km away, and Ixtepec (pop. 25,400) 71 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 2 Mar 2021 20:24:18 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: mardi, 2 mars 2021 14:24 (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.3
Profondeur: 99.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.08°N / 95.49°W (San Juan Mazatlan, État de Oaxaca, Mexique)
Volcan le plus près: San Martín (169 km / 105 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km NE de San Pedro Acatlan Grande (pop: 629) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
25 km SE de Santa Maria Puxmetacan (pop: 1,380) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
32 km ESE de San Juan Cotzocon (pop: 3,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
44 km ONO de San Juan Guichicovi (pop: 4,280) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
46 km O de Palomares (pop: 3,760) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
53 km ONO de Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
65 km N de Jalapa (pop: 8,290) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
71 km NO de Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
131 km E de Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
465 km ESE de Mexico (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 21.1°C (70 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NNW
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
4.399 km53 Km Al NOROESTE De MATIAS ROMERO, OAX, MexicoSSN
4.399 kmOAXACA, MEXICOEMSC

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