Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 2.6 km northwest of Pajapita, Departamento de San Marcos, Guatemala, on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 23:13 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 102 km depth
20 Jul 23:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 102.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.74°N / 92.05°W↗ (Departamento de San Marcos, Guatemala)
Antipode: 14.74°S / 87.95°E↗
Nearest volcano: Tajumulco (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NW of Pajapita (San Marcos) (pop: 8,160) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) W of Coatepec (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SE of Tapachula (Chiapas, Mexico) (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) W of Colomba (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SW of La Union (San Marcos) (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SW of San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos) (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) WNW of Nuevo San Carlos (Retalhuleu) (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Ostuncalco (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 28,900) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) W of Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) W of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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