Mag. 4.5 earthquake - - 33km ESE of Champerico, Guatemala, on 2017-10-30 08:28:04 -06:00
Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 59 km depth
30 Oct 15:38 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2017-10-30 08:28:04 -06:00
Depth: 59.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.1456°N / 91.6549°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Santiaguito (69 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (21 mi) ESE of Champerico (pop: 7,760)
35 km (22 mi) WSW of Tiquisate (pop: 18,200)
39 km (24 mi) W of Nueva Concepción (pop: 11,100)
44 km (27 mi) S of Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700)
46 km (29 mi) SSW of Mazatenango (pop: 44,100)
78 km (48 mi) S of Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200)
123 km (76 mi) WSW of Villa Nueva (pop: 406,800)
135 km (84 mi) WSW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.5||59 km||- 33km ESE of Champerico, Guatemala||USGS|
User reports for this quake (3)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Guatemala City (133.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)