Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Chalchijapan, 70 km south of Minatitlan, Veracruz, Mexico, on Wednesday, 7 Apr 2021 10:49 am (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Chalchijapan, 70 km south of Minatitlan, Veracruz, Mexico, on Wednesday, 7 Apr 2021 10:49 am (GMT -5)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.7 at 139 km depth

7 Apr 16:12 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 23 minutes.
7 Apr 16:14: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: SSN
Update Wed, 7 Apr 2021, 16:18
Moderate magnitude 4.7 quake hits 70 km southwest of Minatitlan, Mexico in the morning
4.7 quake 7 Apr 10:49 am (GMT -5)
4.7 quake 7 Apr 10:49 am (GMT -5)
A magnitude 4.7 earthquake near Minatitlan, Minatitlán, Veracruz, Mexico, was reported only 29 minutes ago by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate depth of 139 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Wednesday 7 April 2021 at 10:49 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.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.7 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Nuevo Progreso (Las Huertas Medina) (pop. 260) located 2 km from the epicenter, Acayucan (pop. 50,900) 60 km away, Jaltipan de Morelos (pop. 32,800) 62 km away, Cosoleacaque (pop. 22,500) 67 km away, Minatitlan (pop. 112,000) 70 km away, Nanchital de Lazaro Cardenas del Rio (pop. 25,300) 84 km away, Coatzacoalcos (pop. 236,000) 90 km away, and Las Choapas (pop. 42,700) 93 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 7 Apr 2021 15:49:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: mercredi, 7 avril 2021 10:49 (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.7
Profondeur: 139.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.42°N / 94.81°W (Chalchijapan, Veracruz, Mexique)
Volcan le plus près: San Martín (134 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km NNO de Nuevo Progreso (Las Huertas Medina) (pop: 258) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
60 km S de Acayucan (pop: 50,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
62 km S de Jaltipan de Morelos (pop: 32,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
67 km SSO de Cosoleacaque (pop: 22,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
70 km SSO de Minatitlan (pop: 112,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
84 km SSO de Nanchital de Lazaro Cardenas del Rio (Nanchital) (pop: 25,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
90 km SSO de Coatzacoalcos (pop: 236,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
93 km SO de Las Choapas (pop: 42,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
323 km SE de Xalapa (pop: 424,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
507 km ESE de Mexico (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 30.9°C (88 F), humidity: 41%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from S
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 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
4.7139 km53 Km Al SURESTE De SAYULA DE ALEMAN, VER, MexicoSSN
4.7139 kmVERACRUZ, MEXICOEMSC
4.3154 km19 Km NNE of Niños Héroes, MexicoUSGS

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Boca del Río (237.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short : My bed felt like shaky  
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