International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 452418
Event time 2021-05-12 03:20:31 (UTC)
Local time 2021-05-12 08:20:31 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
Last update 2021-05-12 03:40:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 4
Depth 137 km
Class Light
Hypocenter Medium deep
Mercalli scale 2
Possible effects A few people might notice movement if they are at rest and/or on the upper floors of tall buildings.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Continent North-America
Country Mexico
Administration area Veracruz-Llave
Nearest settlement Puerta del Sol
Distance 0 km
Course NW
Surface type underground quake

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
Minatitlan (69.76 km)
Nearest airports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest volcanoes
There is no known marine port nearby.
Quick Analysis