Mag. 4.5 earthquake - GUATEMALA on Wednesday, 27 February 2019 at 13:53 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 189 km depth
27 Feb 14:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 189.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.39°N / 91.72°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Tajumulco (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) SE of La Libertad (pop: 6,440)
28 km (17 mi) WNW of Huehuetenango (pop: 79,400)
31 km (19 mi) S of Jacaltenango (pop: 34,100)
34 km (21 mi) N of Comitancillo (pop: 19,700)
36 km (22 mi) NNW of Cabricán (pop: 11,900)
65 km (41 mi) NNW of Quetzaltenango (Kakamigahara-shi) (pop: 132,200)
154 km (96 mi) WNW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
155 km (96 mi) NW of Villa Nueva (pop: 406,800)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.5||189 km||GUATEMALA||EMSC|
|M 4.5||189 km||1km NW of San Gaspar Ixchil, Guatemala||USGS|
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