Sismo leggero mag. 4.5 - North Pacific Ocean, 42 km a ovest da Tapachula, Chiapas, Messico, mercoledì, 17 febbraio 2021 -

Sismo leggero mag. 4.5 - North Pacific Ocean, 42 km a ovest da Tapachula, Chiapas, Messico, mercoledì, 17 febbraio 2021

Sismo leggero magnitudine 4.5 at 101 km depth

17 Feb 15:35 UTC: Primo a segnalare: INETER dopo 7 minuti.
17 Feb 15:56: Ora utilizzando nuova fonte di dati: SSN
Update Wed, 17 Feb 2021, 15:57
Magnitude 4.5 earthquake strikes near Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico
4.5 quake 17 Feb 9:27 am (GMT -6)
4.5 quake 17 Feb 9:27 am (GMT -6)
Just 29 minutes ago, a 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck near Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Wednesday 17 February 2021 at 9:27 am local time, at an intermediate depth of 101 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.5 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include San José el Hueyate (Barra de San José) (pop. 760) located 3 km from the epicenter, Mazatan (pop. 6,800) 22 km away, Huixtla (pop. 32,000) 32 km away, Puerto Madero (pop. 9,600) 33 km away, Tapachula (pop. 202,700) 42 km away, Cacahoatan (pop. 16,600) 53 km away, Mapastepec (pop. 17,900) 63 km away, and San Francisco Motozintla (pop. 23,800) 66 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 17 Feb 2021 15:27:38 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: mercoledì, 17 feb 2021 09:27 (GMT -6)
Magnitudine: 4.5
Profondità: 101.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 14.92°N / 92.65°W (North Pacific Ocean, Chiapas, Messico)
Vulcano più vicino: Tacana (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km O da San José el Hueyate (Barra de San José) (pop: 756) --> Vedi sismi vicini
22 km ONO da Mazatan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840) --> Vedi sismi vicini
32 km SO da Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
33 km NO da Puerto Madero (Tapachula) (pop: 9,560) --> Vedi sismi vicini
42 km O da Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
53 km O da Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
63 km SSE da Mapastepec (pop: 17,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
66 km SO da San Francisco Motozintla (Motozintla) (pop: 23,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
211 km SSE da Tuxtla Gutiérrez (pop: 537,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
851 km SE da Città del Messico (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 26°C (79 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from WNW
Fonte dati primaria: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 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
4.5101 km20 Km Al Sur De Pueblo Nuevo, México, MexicoSSN
4.5101 kmOFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICOEMSC
4.484 km32 Km Al SUROESTE De HUIXTLA, CHIS, MexicoINETER
4.5101 km4 Km NW of Plan De Ayala, MexicoUSGS

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