Leggero terremoto magnitudine 4.0 - 170 km southwest da Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Messico, sabato, 24 ottobre 2020 -

Leggero terremoto magnitudine 4.0 - 170 km southwest da Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Messico, sabato, 24 ottobre 2020

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 74 km depth

24 Oct 09:00 UTC: Primo a segnalare: SSN dopo 24 minuti.
Update Sat, 24 Oct 2020, 09:17
Magnitude 4.0 earthquake strikes near Salina Cruz, Mexico
4.0 quake: 68 Km Al SUROESTE De  ARRIAGA , CHIS, Mexico, 24 Oct 2020 08:36
4.0 quake: 68 Km Al SUROESTE De ARRIAGA , CHIS, Mexico, 24 Oct 2020 08:36
A intermediate magnitude 4.0 earthquake was reported early morning near the village of Pesquería Rancho Salinas, Mexico. According to Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the quake hit early morning on Saturday 24 October at 2.36 am local time at an intermediate depth of 74 km. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change within the next hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
Our monitoring service at VolcanoDiscovery identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.0 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt, based on preliminary calculations, include Pesquería Rancho Salinas (pop. 600) at a distance of 45 km with very weak shaking, La Gloria (pop. 1,800) at a distance of 46 km with very weak shaking, Salina Cruz (pop. 73,600) at a distance of 97 km with very weak shaking, and Juchitán de Zaragoza (pop. 67,600) at a distance of 98 km with very weak shaking.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 24 Oct 2020 08:36:06 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: 2020-10-24 03:36:06 (Hora de México)
Magnitudine: 4.0
Profondità: 74.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 15,82°N / 94,37°W (Messico)
Vulcano più vicino: El Chichón (210 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km SSW da Pesquería Rancho Salinas (San Pedro Tapanatepec) (pop: 593)
66 km SSE da Las Amilpas (pop: 8,800)
68 km SW da Arriaga (pop: 22,800)
72 km WSW da Tonalá (pop: 32,900)
97 km ESE da Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600)
98 km SE da Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800)
170 km SW da Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100)
644 km SE da Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.9°C (82 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from NNW
Fonte dati primaria: SSN
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 6,3 x 1010 joules (17,5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15,1 tons of TNT) [saperne di più]
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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.
MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 4.074 km68 Km Al SUROESTE De ARRIAGA , CHIS, MexicoSSN
M 4.074 kmOffshore Oaxaca, MexicoEMSC

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