M6.2 earthquake - 24km WSW of Champerico, Guatemala, Sunday, 11 November 2012 at 22:15 (GMT)

Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 31 km southwest of Champerico, Guatemala, on Sun, 11 Nov 2012 16:15

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, 35 km south of Champerico, Guatemala, Wed, 7 Nov 2012 10:35, which had occurred 4 days earlier.
Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 31 km southwest of Champerico, Guatemala, on Sun, 11 Nov 2012 16:15

Very strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 27 km depth

11 Nov 22:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 15 minutes.
Date & time: Nov 11, 2012 22:15:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sun, 11 Nov 2012 16:15
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.1637°N / 92.1667°W (North Pacific Ocean, Guatemala)
Antipode: 14.164°S / 87.833°E
Nearest volcano: Santiaguito (87 km / 54 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) WSW of Champerico (pop: 7,760) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SW of Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SSW of Coatepec (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) SW of Nuevo San Carlos (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (48 mi) SW of Colomba (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) WSW of Mazatenango (pop: 44,100) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSW of San Marcos (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SSW of San Pedro Sacatepéquez (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) SW of Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) WSW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) 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.DepthLocationSource
6.527 km30km WSW of Champerico, GuatemalaUSGS
6.430 km OFFSHORE GUATEMALAEMSC
6.410 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoGFZ
6.315 kmNicaraguaINETER
6.213 km76 km al SUROESTE de CD HIDALGO, CHISSSN
6.527 kmOffshore GuatemalaGeoAu
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