Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 7.7 km east of Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico, on Sunday, 4 Apr 2021 11:26 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 7.7 km east of Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico, on Sunday, 4 Apr 2021 11:26 pm (GMT -5)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.3 at 30 km depth

5 Apr 04:47 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 20 minutes.
5 Apr 04:56: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: SSN
Update Mon, 5 Apr 2021, 04:51
Moderate magnitude 4.3 quake hits 8 km east of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Mexico late at night
4.3 quake 4 Apr 11:26 pm (GMT -5)
4.3 quake 4 Apr 11:26 pm (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred only 24 minutes ago 8 km east of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Mexico, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
The quake hit at a moderately shallow depth of 30 km beneath the epicenter near Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo de Azueta, Guerrero, Mexico, late at night on Sunday 4 April 2021 at 11:26 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.
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 La Quebradora (pop. 97) located 1 km from the epicenter, El Coacoyul (pop. 6,900) 1 km away, Colonia Aeropuerto (pop. 1,600) 4 km away, Ixtapa Zihuatanejo (pop. 67,400) 8 km away, San José Ixtapa (Barrio Viejo) (pop. 8,700) 16 km away, San Jeronimito (pop. 6,800) 17 km away, Ixtapa (pop. 9,000) 17 km away, and Petatlan (pop. 21,700) 26 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 5 Apr 2021 04:26:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: dimanche, 4 avril 2021 23:26 (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.3
Profondeur: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.65°N / 101.48°W (Zihuatanejo de Azueta, Guerrero, Mexique)
Volcan le plus près: Paricutín (Michoacán-Guanajuato) (220 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km OSO de La Quebradora (pop: 97) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
8 km E de Zihuatanejo (pop: 67,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
19 km ESE de Pantla (pop: 3,920) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
26 km ONO de Petatlan (Petatlán) (pop: 21,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
31 km SE de Lagunillas (pop: 1,410) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
51 km SE de La Union (pop: 3,240) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
59 km NO de Papanoa (pop: 3,510) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
77 km NO de San Luis San Pedro (pop: 4,240) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
210 km O de Chilpancingo (pop: 187,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
317 km SO de Mexico (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 24°C (75 F), humidity: 64%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from N
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.
4.330 km7 Km Al ESTE De ZIHUATANEJO, GRO, MexicoSSN

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Azcapotzalco, Mexico City (315.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : No lo sentí (reported through our app)  
Coyoacan, Mexico City (311.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Zihuatanejo, Guerrero (7.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
Saladita / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
AZCAPOTZALCO, cdmx / not felt
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