4.2 quake hits Mexico near Cruz Grande, Guerrero


Mexico’s National Seismological Service (SSN) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Mexico near Cruz Grande, Florencio Villarreal, Guerrero, on April 15th around 3:00 AM.

The earthquake hit early morning on Thursday 15 April 2021 at 2:58 am local time at a shallow depth of 10 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.

Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Pico del Monte (pop. 590) located 56 km from the epicenter, Copala (pop. 6,600) 61 km away, Cruz Grande (pop. 11,800) 68 km away, Marquelia (pop. 6,600) 69 km away, Jalapa (pop. 1,700) 69 km away, Barra de Tecoanapa (pop. 1,200) 69 km away, Cuautepec (pop. 3,600) 75 km away, Juchitan (pop. 3,300) 85 km away, and Azoyu (pop. 4,200) 96 km away.