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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Guatemala on Sunday, 7 December 2014

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Near Coast of Guatemala on Sunday, 7 December 2014

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - Near Coast of Guatemala on Sunday, 7 December 2014
Dec 7 22:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 30.0 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 7 December 2014 21:16 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.8°N / 91.33°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Fuego (80 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.2*10^13 J (6.22 GWh / 5351 tons of TNT / 0.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 7 Dec 2014
Sun, 7 Dec 21:16 UTCM 6.0 / 30 kmOFFSHORE GUATEMALAEMSC
Sun, 7 Dec 21:16 UTCM 5.8 / 32.9 km53km SSW of Nueva Concepcion, GuatemalaUSGS
Sun, 7 Dec 21:16 UTCM 5.8 / 20 km NicaraguaINETER
Sun, 7 Dec 21:16 UTCM 5.8 / 20 km109 km al SURESTE de CD HIDALGO, CHISSSN
Sun, 7 Dec 21:16 UTCM 5.8 / 33 kmSW of Nueva Concepcion, GuatemalaGeoAu

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(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Santa Tecla (El Salvador) (224 km E from epicenter)(no details): Second one of the day. Blimey. (via EMSC)
San Marcos (Guatemala) (143 km NW from epicenter)(no details): This morning we were awoken by a slightly weaker one at 6am Guatemala time & this one about 25 mins. ago I felt while standing on an upper outside deck by a railing. Does the full moon affect earthquakes? This site shows that this particular area of Guatemala have experienced an aftershock every few hours since the 6am this morning? Not worried though. :-) (via EMSC)
Guatemala City (Guatemala) (130 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It was pretty long. around 1 minute (via EMSC)
Guatemala (Guatemala) (127 km NE from epicenter)(no details): very strong and long (via EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador) (225 km E from epicenter)(no details): It was not strong, but it lasted a long time. (via EMSC)
Quetzaltenango (Guatemala) (143 km NW from epicenter)(no details): At first I thought wind was shaking the hostel in which we were staying, but bed is on a concrete floor & chandelier swung (via EMSC)
Guatemala City (Guatemala) (140 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It was a fairly long earthquake compared to the other two today. I'd say it lasted 45 seconds. (via EMSC)
Guatemala City (Guatemala) (140 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Seemed not to last as long as the earthquake this morning at 0611 but was felt stronger. (via EMSC)

 

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