Sismo leggero mag. 4.4 - Santa Catarina Zapoquila Municipality, 30 km a nord est da Ciudad de Huajuapan de Leon, Messico, giovedí, 08 aprile 2021 -

Sismo leggero mag. 4.4 - Santa Catarina Zapoquila Municipality, 30 km a nord est da Ciudad de Huajuapan de Leon, Messico, giovedí, 08 aprile 2021

Sismo leggero magnitudine 4.4 at 61 km depth

8 Apr 17:14 UTC: Primo a segnalare: SSN dopo 14 minuti.
Update Thu, 8 Apr 2021, 17:21
Magnitude 4.4 earthquake strikes near Ciudad de Huajuapan de Leon, Heroica Ciudad de Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca, Mexico
4.4 quake 8 Apr 12:00 pm (GMT -5)
4.4 quake 8 Apr 12:00 pm (GMT -5)
Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported a magnitude 4.4 quake in Mexico near Ciudad de Huajuapan de Leon, Heroica Ciudad de Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca, only 21 minutes ago. The earthquake hit around noon on Thursday 8 April 2021 at 12:00 pm local time at a moderately shallow depth of 61 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.4 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Rancho Arco (pop. 11) located 6 km from the epicenter, Ciudad de Huajuapan de Leon (pop. 53,000) 30 km away, Tamazulapam Villa del Progreso (pop. 5,000) 38 km away, Acatlan de Osorio (pop. 16,300) 51 km away, San Francisco Altepexi (pop. 18,200) 51 km away, Zinacatepec (pop. 15,600) 52 km away, Tehuacan (pop. 248,700) 54 km away, and Ajalpan (pop. 28,000) 55 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 8 Apr 2021 17:00:14 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Thursday, 8 Apr 2021 12:00 (GMT -5)
Magnitudine: 4.4
Profondità: 61.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 18.02°N / 97.61°W (Santa Catarina Zapoquila Municipality, Oaxaca, Messico)
Vulcano più vicino: Pico de Orizaba (118 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km S da Rancho Arco (pop: 11) --> Vedi sismi vicini
30 km NE da Huajuapan de Leon (pop: 53,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
38 km N da Tamazulapam Villa del Progreso (Villa de Tamazulápam del Progreso) (pop: 5,030) --> Vedi sismi vicini
51 km ESE da Acatlan de Osorio (Acatlán de Osorio, Puebla) (pop: 16,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
51 km SO da San Francisco Altepexi (Altepexi, Puebla) (pop: 18,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
52 km SO da San Sebastian (Puebla) (pop: 15,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
54 km SSO da Tehuacan (Puebla) (pop: 248,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
55 km SO da Ajalpan (Puebla) (pop: 28,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
142 km NO da Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
224 km SE da Città del Messico (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 23.5°C (74 F), humidity: 24%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from N
Fonte dati primaria: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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User reports for this quake (1)

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Amecameca (199.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short (reported through our app)
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