Terremoto moderato mag. 4.6 - North Pacific Ocean, 92 km a sud ovest da Tonala, Chiapas, Messico, lunedì, 08 febbraio 2021 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.6 - North Pacific Ocean, 92 km a sud ovest da Tonala, Chiapas, Messico, lunedì, 08 febbraio 2021

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.6 at 23 km depth

8 Feb 09:00 UTC: Primo a segnalare: INETER dopo 4 minuti.
8 Feb 09:07: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.4 a 4.5. Profondità ricalcolata da 10.0 a 26.0 km (da 6.2 a 16.2 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 1.5 km (1 mi) al NE.
8 Feb 09:14: Ora utilizzando nuova fonte di dati: SSN
Update Mon, 8 Feb 2021, 09:15
Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.6 just reported 92 km southwest of Tonala, Mexico
4.6 quake 8 Feb 2:56 am (GMT -6)
4.6 quake 8 Feb 2:56 am (GMT -6)
Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported a magnitude 4.6 quake in Mexico near Tonala, Tonalá, Chiapas, only 19 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Monday 8 February 2021 at 2:56 am local time at a shallow depth of 23 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 4.6 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Cachimbo (pop. 120) located 75 km from the epicenter, Doctor Belisario Dominguez (La Barra) (pop. 1000) 78 km away, Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro) (pop. 1,800) 81 km away, Paredon (pop. 6,100) 83 km away, La Linea (pop. 1,500) 85 km away, La Gloria (pop. 1,800) 86 km away, Tonala (pop. 35,300) 92 km away, and Arriaga (pop. 24,400) 100 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 8 Feb 2021 08:56:12 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: lunedì, 8 feb 2021 02:56 (GMT -6)
Magnitudine: 4.6
Profondità: 23.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 15.38°N / 94.2°W (North Pacific Ocean, Messico)
Vulcano più vicino: El Chichón (216 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
75 km SSO da Cachimbo (pop: 124) --> Vedi sismi vicini
78 km SO da Doctor Belisario Dominguez (La Barra) (pop: 1,040) --> Vedi sismi vicini
81 km SO da Manuel Avila Camacho (Ponte Duro) (pop: 1,780) --> Vedi sismi vicini
83 km SSO da Paredon (Paredón) (pop: 6,130) --> Vedi sismi vicini
86 km S da La Gloria (pop: 1,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
92 km SSO da Tonala (Tonalá) (pop: 35,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
99 km OSO da San Isidro (pop: 1,630) --> Vedi sismi vicini
100 km SSO da Arriaga (pop: 24,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
138 km SO da Villaflores (pop: 37,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
690 km SE da Città del Messico (pop: 12,294,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 26.3°C (79 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from NNW
Fonte dati primaria: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 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.
MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
4.623 km46 Km Al Suroeste De Puerto Arista, México, MexicoSSN
4.268 kmOFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC
4.526 km92 Km Al SUROESTE De TONALA, CHIS, MexicoINETER
4.268 km42 Km SW of Cabeza De Toro, MexicoUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
3653.6 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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