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
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Very strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 27 km depth
11 Nov 22:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 15 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Sun, 11 Nov 2012 16:15
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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|6.5||27 km||30km WSW of Champerico, Guatemala||USGS|
|6.4||30 km||OFFSHORE GUATEMALA||EMSC|
|6.4||10 km||Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico||GFZ|
|6.2||13 km||76 km al SUROESTE de CD HIDALGO, CHIS||SSN|
|6.5||27 km||Offshore Guatemala||GeoAu|
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