Sismo leggero mag. 4.2 - Jaltenango de la Paz, 69 km a sud-est da Villaflores, Chiapas, Messico, lunedì, 01 febbraio 2021 -

Sismo leggero mag. 4.2 - Jaltenango de la Paz, 69 km a sud-est da Villaflores, Chiapas, Messico, lunedì, 01 febbraio 2021

Sismo leggero magnitudine 4.2 at 173 km depth

1 Feb 02:35 UTC: Primo a segnalare: SSN dopo 22 minuti.
Update Mon, 1 Feb 2021, 02:39
Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Villaflores, Chiapas, Mexico
4.2 quake 31 Jan 8:13 pm (GMT -6)
4.2 quake 31 Jan 8:13 pm (GMT -6)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred in the evening on Sunday 31 January 2021 at 8:13 pm local time near Villaflores, Chiapas, Mexico, as reported by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at an intermediate to considerable depth of 173 km. The strength of the earthquake may have been tempered by its relative great depth below the surface, which makes it feel weaker in absolute terms. 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.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Queretaro (pop. 2,200, 1 km away), Jaltenango de la Paz (pop. 10,400, 5 km away), Montecristo (pop. 2,500, 23 km away), La Concordia (pop. 7,600, 31 km away), Venustiano Carranza (pop. 15,500, 58 km away), Socoltenango (pop. 4,900, 62 km away), Bella Vista (pop. 1,700, 62 km away), Acapetahua (pop. 6,200, 64 km away), Villa Corzo (pop. 10,800, 66 km away), Nicolas Ruiz (pop. 4,300, 68 km away), Villaflores (pop. 37,200, 69 km away), Comalapa (pop. 18,700, 69 km away), Las Rosas (pop. 18,800, 71 km away), Villa Comaltitlan (pop. 7,200, 73 km away), San Francisco Motozintla (pop. 23,800, 77 km away), Bejucal de Ocampo (pop. 320, 78 km away), Acala (pop. 13,900, 79 km away), Comitan (pop. 97,500, 80 km away), La Trinitaria (pop. 9,000, 81 km away), Teopisca (pop. 16,200, 83 km away), Amatenango del Valle (pop. 4,700, 83 km away), Amatenango de la Frontera (pop. 780, 83 km away), Huixtla (pop. 32,000, 85 km away), La Independencia (pop. 3,000, 91 km away), Suchiapa (pop. 16,600, 94 km away), Las Margaritas (pop. 20,800, 98 km away), San Cristobal de las Casas (pop. 158,000, 99 km away), Chiapas (pop. 45,100, 99 km away), and Huehuetan (pop. 7,800, 101 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 1 Feb 2021 02:13:04 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: domenica, 31 gen 2021 20:13 (GMT -6)
Magnitudine: 4.2
Profondità: 173.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 15.85°N / 92.76°W (Jaltenango de la Paz, Chiapas, Messico)
Vulcano più vicino: Tacana (106 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km N da Queretaro (pop: 2,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
5 km SO da Jaltenango de la Paz (pop: 10,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
49 km NNE da Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
51 km ENE da Pijijiapan (pop: 16,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
58 km SSO da Venustiano Carranza (pop: 15,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
69 km SE da Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
69 km ONO da Comalapa (pop: 18,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
80 km SO da Comitan (pop: 97,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
108 km SSE da Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
783 km ESE da Città del Messico (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 19.3°C (67 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NE
Fonte dati primaria: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
4.2173 km47 Km Al NORESTE De MAPASTEPEC, CHIS, MexicoSSN
3.7164 km61 Km Al Norte De Mapastepec, México, MexicoINETER

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