Leggero terremoto magnitudine 4.7 - 123 km west da Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Messico, sabato, 24 ottobre 2020 -

Leggero terremoto magnitudine 4.7 - 123 km west da Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Messico, sabato, 24 ottobre 2020

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 14 km depth

24 Oct 10:26 UTC: Primo a segnalare: EMSC dopo 15 minuti.
24 Oct 10:35: Ora utilizzando nuova fonte di dati: SSN
Update Sat, 24 Oct 2020, 10:31
Light magnitude 4.8 quake hits 151 km south of Ciudad Obregón, Mexico
4.8 quake: 4.8  Gulf Of California, Mexico, 24 Oct 2020 10:11
4.8 quake: 4.8 Gulf Of California, Mexico, 24 Oct 2020 10:11
An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred only 20 minutes ago 151 km south of Ciudad Obregón, Mexico, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported. The quake hit at an intermediate depth of 40 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Saturday 24 October at 4.11 am local time. The magnitude, exact epicenter location and depth of the quake are likely to be revised within the next hours as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter that are likely to be affected include El Aguajito (pop. 2,400) at a distance of 89 km with weak shaking, Las Grullas Margen Derecha (pop. 1,400) at a distance of 90 km with weak shaking, Los Mochis (pop. 214,600) at a distance of 126 km with weak shaking, and Ciudad Obregón (pop. 258,200) at a distance of 151 km with weak shaking.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 24 Oct 2020 10:11:09 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: 2020-10-24 05:11:09 (Hora de México)
Magnitudine: 4.7
Profondità: 14.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 25,89°N / 110,22°W (Messico)
Vulcano più vicino: Comondu-La Purisima (174 km / 108 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km WSW da Campo Nuevo (pop: 280)
89 km W da Las Grullas Margen Izquierda (Ahome) (pop: 2,630)
92 km W da Campo Pesquero el Colorado (Ahome) (pop: 2,890)
92 km W da Higuera de Zaragoza (pop: 9,040)
123 km W da Los Mochis (pop: 256,600)
152 km SSW da Navojoa (pop: 113,800)
365 km SSE da Hermosillo (pop: 715,100)
1345 km NW da Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 29°C (84 F), humidity: 61%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from ENE
Fonte dati primaria: SSN
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 7,1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 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 4.714 km105 Km Al OESTE De AHOME, SIN, MexicoSSN
M 4.710 kmGulf Of California, MexicoEMSC
M 4.710 km97 Km E of Loreto, MexicoUSGS
M 4.410 kmGulf of California, MexicoGFZ
M 4.710 km97 Km E of Loreto, MexicoUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
199.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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