Mag. 4.2 earthquake - - 39km SSW of Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala, on 2017-08-31 00:45:24 -06:00
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 35 km depth
31 Aug 07:50 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2017-08-31 00:45:24 -06:00
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.8795°N / 91.4642°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Atitlán (84 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (13 mi) WSW of Santa Marta (Municipio de La Gomera)
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Nueva Concepción (pop: 11,100)
46 km (29 mi) SSW of Tiquisate (pop: 18,200)
50 km (31 mi) WSW of La Gomera (pop: 24,000)
69 km (43 mi) SW of Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa (pop: 62,100)
87 km (54 mi) WSW of Escuintla (pop: 103,200)
133 km (83 mi) SW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
247 km (153 mi) W of San Salvador (El Salvador) (pop: 526,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.2||35 km||- 39km SSW of Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala||USGS|
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