Mag. 4.6 earthquake - - 17km N of Champerico, Guatemala, on 2017-12-06 12:17:36 -06:00
Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 65 km depth
7 Dec 00:54 UTC: First to report: USGS after 7 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2017-12-06 12:17:36 -06:00
Depth: 65.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.462°N / 91.91°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Santiaguito (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) N of Champerico (pop: 7,760)
20 km (12 mi) SSW of Flores Costa Cuca (pop: 12,000)
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700)
34 km (21 mi) SSW of Colomba (pop: 19,100)
45 km (28 mi) W of Mazatenango (pop: 44,100)
59 km (37 mi) SW of Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200)
143 km (89 mi) W of Villa Nueva (pop: 406,800)
152 km (94 mi) W of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.6||65 km||- 17km N of Champerico, Guatemala||USGS|
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