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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Guatemala on Saturday, 4 November 2017

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 8.1 quake: Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico, 8 Sep 2017 04:49, which had occurred 8 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Guatemala on Saturday, 4 November 2017
4 Nov 18:20 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Date & time: Saturday, 4 November 2017 18:12 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.5°N / 91.94°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Santiaguito (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) SW of Flores Costa Cuca (pop: 12,000)
22 km (14 mi) N of Champerico (pop: 7,800)
24 km (15 mi) SW of Coatepeque (pop: 45,700)
144 km (90 mi) W of Mixco (pop: 473,100)
146 km (91 mi) W of Villa Nueva (pop: 406,800)
154 km (96 mi) W of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 4 Nov 18:12 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km GuatemalaGFZ
2017-11-04 12:12:30 -06:00 (4 Nov 18:12:30 UTC)M 5.1 / 77.1 km- 13km SSW of Retalhuleu, GuatemalaUSGS

User reports for this quake (10)

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Mixco Guatemala (148.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Antigua Guatemala / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sitting at the kitchen table and felt my chair shaking. Looked up and the chandelier was swinging and the pictures on the wall were swaying.
155.2 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
168 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
San Cristobal, Mixco / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
San Lucas Sacatepequez / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Zona 4 Mixco, Guatemala (148.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Dicen que fue un jalón fuerte pero yo nolo sentí. (reported through our app)
San Cristóbal De Las Casas, Chiapas, México (259.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Se movieron algunas lámparas, pero no se sintió ningún movimiento (reported through our app)
Guatemala City Zona 14 (155.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Guatemala (151.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Guatemala on Saturday, 4 November 2017

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