Terremoto moderato mag. 4.6 - 18 km a ovest da Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Messico, mercoledì, 14 lug 2021 11:57 (GMT -5) -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.6 - 18 km a ovest da Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Messico, mercoledì, 14 lug 2021 11:57 (GMT -5)

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.6 at 3 km depth

14 Jul 17:21 UTC: Primo a segnalare: SSN dopo 23 minuti.
Update Wed, 14 Jul 2021, 17:27
Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.6 just reported 18 km west of Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico
4.6 quake 14 Jul 11:57 am (GMT -5)
4.6 quake 14 Jul 11:57 am (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred in the morning on Wednesday 14 July 2021 at 11:57 am local time near Pinotepa Nacional, Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico, as reported by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a very shallow depth of 3 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. 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 4.6 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should have been widely felt by almost everyone in the area of the epicenter. It might have caused light to moderate damage.
Moderate shaking probably occurred in Lagunillas (pop. 520) located 2 km from the epicenter, and El Ciruelo (pop. 2,200) 4 km away.
In Corralero (pop. 1,700) located 11 km from the epicenter, Santo Domingo Armenta (pop. 2,600) 17 km away, and Pinotepa Nacional (pop. 29,600) 18 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Cuajinicuilapa (pop. 10,300) located 26 km from the epicenter, Pinotepa de Don Luis (pop. 5,700) 28 km away, and Ometepec (pop. 24,100) 45 km away.
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Earthquake data

Data & ora: 14 Jul 2021 16:57:51 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: mercoledì, 14 lug 2021 11:57 (GMT -5)
Magnitudine: 4.6
Prof.: 3.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 16.33°N / 98.22°W (Oaxaca, Messico)
Antipode: 16.33°S / 81.78°E
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km S da Lagunillas (pop: 522) --> Vedi sismi vicini
11 km NNO da Corralero (pop: 1,740) --> Vedi sismi vicini
17 km E da Santo Domingo Armenta (pop: 2,580) --> Vedi sismi vicini
18 km O da Pinotepa Nacional (pop: 29,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
26 km SE da Cuajinicuilapa (Guerrero) (pop: 10,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
28 km OSO da Pinotepa de Don Luis (pop: 5,690) --> Vedi sismi vicini
43 km O da Santiago (pop: 10,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
45 km SSE da Ometepec (Guerrero) (pop: 24,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
179 km OSO da Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
358 km SSE da Città del Messico (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 30.8°C (87 F), humidity: 58%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from SSE
Fonte dati primaria: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 5 x 1011 joules (139 MWh, equivalent to 120 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)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
San Antonio de la Cal, Oaxaca (179.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
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