Sismo leggero mag. 4.7 - Brisas del Mar, 30 km a sud da Tapachula, Chiapas, Messico, martedí, 02 febbraio 2021 -

Sismo leggero mag. 4.7 - Brisas del Mar, 30 km a sud da Tapachula, Chiapas, Messico, martedí, 02 febbraio 2021

Sismo leggero magnitudine 4.7 at 86 km depth

2 Feb 03:21 UTC: Primo a segnalare: INETER dopo 4 minuti.
2 Feb 03:28: Profondità ricalcolata da 38.0 a 43.0 km (da 24 a 27 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 15 km (9.2 mi) al SSW.
2 Feb 03:42: Ora utilizzando nuova fonte di dati: SSN
Update Tue, 2 Feb 2021, 03:27
Magnitude 4.9 earthquake strikes near Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico
4.9 quake 1 Feb 9:17 pm (GMT -6)
4.9 quake 1 Feb 9:17 pm (GMT -6)
A moderately shallow magnitude 4.9 earthquake was reported in the evening near Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico.
According to the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (INETER), the quake hit on Monday 1 February 2021 at 9:17 pm local time at a moderately shallow depth of 38 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.
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 Playa Linda (pop. 460) located 13 km from the epicenter, Puerto Madero (pop. 9,600) 15 km away, El Encanto (pop. 1,700) 17 km away, Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop. 13,700) 26 km away, La Libertad (pop. 4,500) 29 km away, Vida Mejor I (pop. 6,500) 35 km away, Tapachula (pop. 202,700) 41 km away, San Pedro Sacatepéquez (pop. 40,000) 86 km away, and San Francisco Motozintla (pop. 23,800) 89 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 2 Feb 2021 03:17:26 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Monday, 1 Feb 2021 21:17 (GMT -6)
Magnitudine: 4.7
Profondità: 86.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 14.64°N / 92.29°W (Brisas del Mar, Chiapas, Messico)
Vulcano più vicino: Tacana (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km O da Benito Juarez (pop: 754) --> Vedi sismi vicini
14 km NNO da Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
16 km OSO da Frontera Diaz (pop: 14,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
30 km S da Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
41 km SSO da Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
46 km O da Coatepeque (Quetzaltenango, Guatemala) (pop: 45,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
59 km SSE da Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
81 km S da San Francisco Motozintla (Motozintla) (pop: 23,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
252 km SSE da Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
901 km SE da Città del Messico (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 18.2°C (65 F), humidity: 91%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from E
Fonte dati primaria: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 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.
4.786 km16 Km Al SUROESTE De CD HIDALGO, CHIS, MexicoSSN
4.377 km8 Km S of Tinajas 1ra. Sección, MexicoUSGS
4.943 km22 Km Al Oeste De El Gancho México, MexicoINETER
4.4106 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, Mexico, GuatemalaGFZ

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Ocosingo (254.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : No lo sentí (reported through our app)  
11.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / not felt / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
85.8 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
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