Sismo leggero mag. 4.2 - North Pacific Ocean, 63 km a sud ovest da Ometepec, Guerrero, Messico, domenica, 28 febbraio 2021 -

Sismo leggero mag. 4.2 - North Pacific Ocean, 63 km a sud ovest da Ometepec, Guerrero, Messico, domenica, 28 febbraio 2021

Sismo leggero magnitudine 4.2 at 31 km depth

28 Feb 22:42 UTC: Primo a segnalare: EMSC dopo 23 minuti.
Update Sun, 28 Feb 2021, 22:48
Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Ometepec, Guerrero, Mexico
4.2 quake 28 Feb 4:18 pm (GMT -6)
4.2 quake 28 Feb 4:18 pm (GMT -6)
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake near Ometepec, Guerrero, Mexico, was reported only 29 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a moderately shallow depth of 31 km beneath the epicenter in the afternoon on Sunday 28 February 2021 at 4:18 pm local time. 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.2 as well.
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 Barra de Tecoanapa (pop. 1,200) located 25 km from the epicenter, and Marquelia (pop. 6,600) 30 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Copala (pop. 6,600) located 34 km from the epicenter, San Nicolas (pop. 3,300) 38 km away, Juchitan (pop. 3,300) 41 km away, Cuajinicuilapa (pop. 10,300) 51 km away, Cruz Grande (pop. 11,800) 53 km away, Azoyu (pop. 4,200) 54 km away, and Ometepec (pop. 24,100) 63 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 28 Feb 2021 22:18:52 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Sunday, 28 Feb 2021 16:18 (GMT -6)
Magnitudine: 4.2
Profondità: 31.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 16.32°N / 98.86°W (North Pacific Ocean, Messico)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km SSO da Barra de Tecoanapa (pop: 1,160) --> Vedi sismi vicini
30 km S da Marquelia (pop: 6,550) --> Vedi sismi vicini
34 km SSE da Copala (pop: 6,620) --> Vedi sismi vicini
38 km OSO da San Nicolas (pop: 3,270) --> Vedi sismi vicini
41 km SO da Juchitan (pop: 3,350) --> Vedi sismi vicini
43 km SO da El Pitahayo (pop: 1,620) --> Vedi sismi vicini
51 km OSO da Cuajinicuilapa (pop: 10,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
53 km SSE da Cruz Grande (pop: 11,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
63 km SO da Ometepec (pop: 24,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
347 km S da Città del Messico (pop: 12,294,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 27.2°C (81 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from WSW
Fonte dati primaria: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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.
MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
4.231 kmOFFSHORE GUERRERO, MEXICOEMSC
4.231 km63 Km Al SUROESTE De OMETEPEC, GRO, MexicoSSN

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