Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Bajos de Chila, 8.5 km west of Puerto Escondido, Mexico, on Thursday, 27 May 2021 1:29 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Bajos de Chila, 8.5 km west of Puerto Escondido, Mexico, on Thursday, 27 May 2021 1:29 pm (GMT -5)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.2 at 35 km depth

27 May 18:42 UTC: Premier à signaler: SSN après 13 minutes.
Update Thu, 27 May 2021, 18:51
Moderate magnitude 4.2 quake hits 8 km northwest of Puerto Escondido, Mexico around noon
4.2 quake 27 May 1:29 pm (GMT -5)
4.2 quake 27 May 1:29 pm (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred around noon on Thursday 27 May 2021 at 1:29 pm local time near Puerto Escondido, San Pedro Mixtepec -Dto. 22 -, Oaxaca, Mexico, as reported by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a moderately shallow depth of 35 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.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.2 earthquake as well.
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 Las Tres Palmas (pop. 260) located 2 km from the epicenter, Puerto Escondido (pop. 25,900) 8 km away, Brisas de Zicatela (pop. 9,800) 14 km away, San Gabriel Mixtepec (pop. 3,500) 23 km away, and Santos Reyes Nopala (pop. 5,200) 23 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Rio Grande (pop. 12,900) located 33 km from the epicenter, Santa Catarina Juquila (pop. 6,200) 41 km away, and Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz (pop. 23,900) 76 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 27 May 2021 18:29:11 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: jeudi, 27 mai 2021 13:29 (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.2
Profondeur: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.9°N / 97.15°W (Bajos de Chila, État de Oaxaca, Mexique)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km OSO de Las Tres Palmas (San Pedro Mixtepec -Dto. 22 -) (pop: 257) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
8 km ONO de Puerto Escondido (pop: 25,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
23 km O de Santa Maria Colotepec (pop: 1,370) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
23 km S de Santos Reyes Nopala (pop: 5,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
33 km ESE de Rio Grande (pop: 12,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
41 km SSE de Santa Catarina Juquila (pop: 6,220) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
43 km OSO de San Baltazar Loxicha (pop: 2,180) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
76 km SO de Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz (Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz) (pop: 23,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
137 km SSO de Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
445 km SSE de Mexico (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 32.2°C (90 F), humidity: 53%, wind: 3 m/s (7 kts) from SW
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Puerto Escondido, San Pedro Mixtepec -Dto. 22 -, Oaxaca (8.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
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