Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Licenciado Gabriel Ramos Millán, 49 km south of Minatitlan, Veracruz, Mexico, on Saturday, 17 Apr 2021 10:31 am (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Licenciado Gabriel Ramos Millán, 49 km south of Minatitlan, Veracruz, Mexico, on Saturday, 17 Apr 2021 10:31 am (GMT -5)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.8 at 149 km depth

17 Apr 15:49 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 17 minutes.
17 Apr 15:49: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: SSN
Update Sat, 17 Apr 2021, 15:51
Moderate 4.8 quake hits near Minatitlan, Minatitlán, Veracruz, Mexico
4.8 quake 17 Apr 10:31 am (GMT -5)
4.8 quake 17 Apr 10:31 am (GMT -5)
Just 19 minutes ago, a 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck near Minatitlan, Minatitlán, Veracruz, Mexico. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Saturday 17 April 2021 at 10:31 am local time, at an intermediate depth of 149 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.5. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 4.5.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Boca de Oro (pop. 300) located 2 km from the epicenter, Jaltipan de Morelos (pop. 32,800) 42 km away, Acayucan (pop. 50,900) 45 km away, Cosoleacaque (pop. 22,500) 47 km away, Minatitlan (pop. 112,000) 49 km away, Nanchital de Lazaro Cardenas del Rio (pop. 25,300) 63 km away, Coatzacoalcos (pop. 236,000) 69 km away, and Las Choapas (pop. 42,700) 76 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 17 Apr 2021 15:31:43 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: samedi, 17 avril 2021 10:31 (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.8
Profondeur: 149.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.59°N / 94.73°W (Licenciado Gabriel Ramos Millán, Veracruz, Mexique)
Volcan le plus près: San Martín (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km SSO de Boca de Oro (pop: 303) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
42 km S de Jaltipan de Morelos (pop: 32,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
45 km SSE de Acayucan (pop: 50,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
47 km SSO de Cosoleacaque (pop: 22,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
49 km SSO de Minatitlan (pop: 112,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
63 km SSO de Nanchital de Lazaro Cardenas del Rio (Nanchital) (pop: 25,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
69 km SSO de Coatzacoalcos (pop: 236,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
76 km OSO de Las Choapas (pop: 42,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
316 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:
Scattered Clouds 29°C (84 F), humidity: 48%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 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.
4.5151 kmChiapas, MexicoGFZ
4.5143 km13 Km S of Hidalgotitlán, MexicoUSGS

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