Terremoto moderato mag. 4.3 - North Pacific Ocean, 58 km a sud-est da La Placita de Morelos, Messico, domenica, 04 aprile 2021 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.3 - North Pacific Ocean, 58 km a sud-est da La Placita de Morelos, Messico, domenica, 04 aprile 2021

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.3 at 11 km depth

4 Apr 11:35 UTC: Primo a segnalare: SSN dopo 15 minuti.
Update Sun, 4 Apr 2021, 11:39
Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake 58 km southeast of La Placita de Morelos, Mexico
4.3 quake 4 Apr 6:19 am (GMT -5)
4.3 quake 4 Apr 6:19 am (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred only 19 minutes ago 58 km southeast of La Placita de Morelos, Mexico, Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 11 km beneath the epicenter near La Placita de Morelos, Aquila, Michoacan, Mexico, early morning on Sunday 4 April 2021 at 6:19 am 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.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.3 earthquake 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 Chocola (pop. 71) located 17 km from the epicenter, Santa Cruz de Cachan (pop. 170) 19 km away, Paso de Noria (pop. 170) 20 km away, Maruata (pop. 590) 21 km away, Titzupan (pop. 260) 21 km away, Cuilala de Hidalgo (pop. 210) 24 km away, Colola (pop. 630) 26 km away, and San Pedro Naranjestil (pop. 630) 27 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include La Placita de Morelos (pop. 1,400) located 58 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 4 Apr 2021 11:19:56 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Sunday, 4 Apr 2021 06:19 (GMT -5)
Magnitudine: 4.3
Profondità: 11.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 18.1°N / 103.28°W (North Pacific Ocean, Messico)
Vulcano più vicino: Colima (161 km / 100 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km SO da Chocola (pop: 71) --> Vedi sismi vicini
21 km SSE da Maruata (pop: 590) --> Vedi sismi vicini
24 km OSO da Cuilala de Hidalgo (pop: 209) --> Vedi sismi vicini
28 km S da Cuirla (La Changunguera de Cardenas) (pop: 138) --> Vedi sismi vicini
32 km SE da Motin del Oro (pop: 239) --> Vedi sismi vicini
33 km OSO da Boca de la Manzanilla (La Manzanilla Dos) (pop: 107) --> Vedi sismi vicini
46 km S da Salitre de Estopica (pop: 202) --> Vedi sismi vicini
58 km SE da La Placita de Morelos (pop: 1,440) --> Vedi sismi vicini
60 km SSE da Aquila (pop: 1,740) --> Vedi sismi vicini
462 km OSO da Città del Messico (pop: 12,294,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 24.4°C (76 F), humidity: 60%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from ENE
Fonte dati primaria: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 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.
Mag.ProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
4.311 km76 Km Al SUR De COALCOMAN, MICH, MexicoSSN
4.311 kmOFFSHORE MICHOACAN, MEXICOEMSC

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