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

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 30km WSW of Champerico, Guatemala on Sunday, 11 November 2012

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.4 quake: 35km S of Champerico, Guatemala, 7 Nov 2012 16:35, which had occurred 4 days earlier.
Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - 30km WSW of Champerico, Guatemala on Sunday, 11 November 2012
11 Nov 22:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 15 minutes.
Date & time: Sunday, 11 November 2012 22:15 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 (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Santiaguito (87 km / 54 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) SW of Champerico (pop: 7,800)
39 km (24 mi) S of Ocós (pop: 9,500)
42 km (26 mi) S of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700)
175 km (109 mi) SW of Villa Nueva (pop: 406,800)
176 km (109 mi) SW of Mixco (pop: 473,100)
186 km (115 mi) SW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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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.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 11 Nov 2012 16:15 (11 Nov 22:15:00 UTC)M 6.5 / 27 km30km WSW of Champerico, GuatemalaUSGS
Sun, 11 Nov 22:15 UTCM 6.4 / 30 kmOFFSHORE GUATEMALAEMSC
Sun, 11 Nov 22:14 UTCM 6.4 / 10 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, MexicoGFZ
16:14:52 (11 Nov 22:14:52 UTC)M 6.3 / 15 km NicaraguaINETER
04:23:08 (11 Nov 22:15:01 UTC)M 6.2 / 13 km76 Km Al SUROESTE De CD HIDALGO, CHISSSN
Sun, 11 Nov 22:15 UTCM 6.5 / 27 kmOffshore GuatemalaGeoAu

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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 30km WSW of Champerico, Guatemala on Sunday, 11 November 2012

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