Mag. 4.3 earthquake - GUATEMALA on Saturday, 2 March 2019 at 18:08 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 83 km depth
2 Mar 18:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 83.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.58°N / 92.08°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Tajumulco (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) E of La Libertad (Mexico) (pop: 4,500)
13 km (8 mi) SSE of Ciudad Tecún Umán (Ayutla) (pop: 11,400)
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Pajapita (pop: 8,160)
27 km (17 mi) WSW of Coatepeque (pop: 45,700)
44 km (27 mi) W of Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700)
67 km (41 mi) WSW of Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200)
159 km (99 mi) W of Mixco (pop: 473,100)
169 km (105 mi) W of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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