Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Guatemala on Sunday, 20 August 2017 at 23:28 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
20 Aug 23:36 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.09°N / 91.77°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Santiaguito (78 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (18 mi) SE of Champerico (pop: 7,760)
49 km (31 mi) WSW of Tiquisate (pop: 18,200)
51 km (31 mi) S of Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700)
57 km (36 mi) SSW of Mazatenango (pop: 44,100)
69 km (43 mi) S of Coatepeque (pop: 45,700)
87 km (54 mi) SSW of Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200)
137 km (85 mi) WSW of Villa Nueva (pop: 406,800)
149 km (92 mi) WSW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.9||10 km||Guatemala||GFZ|
|M 5.4||80 km||GUATEMALA||EMSC|
|M 5.1||59 km||- 32km SW of Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate, Guatemala||USGS|
User reports for this quake (1)
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