Mag. 4.9 earthquake - - 4km ESE of Acatenango, Guatemala, on 2017-09-19 20:37:35 -06:00
Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 177 km depth
20 Sep 02:57 UTC: First to report: USGS after 20 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2017-09-19 20:37:35 -06:00
Depth: 177.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.5296°N / 90.9069°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Acatenango (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) ENE of Yepocapa (pop: 8,960)
12 km (7 mi) W of San Miguel Dueñas (pop: 8,420)
17 km (11 mi) SSW of Chimaltenango (pop: 82,400)
18 km (11 mi) S of Santa Cruz Balanyá (pop: 7,830)
25 km (16 mi) NNE of Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa (pop: 62,100)
29 km (18 mi) NNW of Escuintla (pop: 103,200)
44 km (27 mi) WSW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
343 km (213 mi) SE of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico) (pop: 537,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.9||177 km||- 4km ESE of Acatenango, Guatemala||USGS|
|M 4.9||177 km||GUATEMALA||EMSC|
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