Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - El Ciruelo, 25 km west of Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2021-04-11 04:58:41 (Hora de México) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - El Ciruelo, 25 km west of Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico, on 2021-04-11 04:58:41 (Hora de México)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.2 at 8 km depth

11 Apr 10:21 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 22 minutes.
11 Apr 10:21: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: SSN
Update Sun, 11 Apr 2021, 10:21
Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.2 just reported 25 km southwest of Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico
4.2 quake 11 Apr 4:58 am (GMT -5)
4.2 quake 11 Apr 4:58 am (GMT -5)
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Mexico near Pinotepa Nacional, Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, only 22 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Sunday 11 April 2021 at 4:58 am local time at a very shallow depth of 8 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 was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In El Vizcaino (pop. 26) located 4 km from the epicenter, El Ciruelo (pop. 2,200) 5 km away, and Corralero (pop. 1,700) 11 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Santo Domingo Armenta (pop. 2,600) located 12 km from the epicenter, Pinotepa Nacional (pop. 29,600) 25 km away, and Cuajinicuilapa (pop. 10,300) 26 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Ometepec (pop. 24,100) located 48 km from the epicenter, and Jamiltepec (pop. 10,100) 49 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 11 Apr 2021 09:58:41 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2021-04-11 04:58:41 (Hora de México)
Magnitude: 4.2
Profondeur: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.28°N / 98.28°W (El Ciruelo, État de Oaxaca, Mexique)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km ESE de El Vizcaino (pop: 26) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
11 km ONO de Corralero (pop: 1,740) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
19 km ESE de Santiago Tepextla (pop: 1,420) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
25 km OSO de Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
26 km SE de Cuajinicuilapa (Guerrero) (pop: 10,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
36 km OSO de Pinotepa de Don Luis (pop: 5,690) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
48 km SSE de Ometepec (Guerrero) (pop: 24,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
49 km O de Santiago (pop: 10,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
187 km OSO de Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
362 km SSE de Mexico (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 23.7°C (75 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from NW
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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