Mag. 4.3 earthquake - OFFSHORE GUATEMALA on Tuesday, 5 March 2019 at 05:46 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 53 km depth
5 Mar 06:11 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 25 minutes.
Depth: 53.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.23°N / 92.31°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Santiaguito (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) SSW of Ocós (pop: 9,460)
43 km (27 mi) W of Champerico (pop: 7,760)
53 km (33 mi) SSW of Ciudad Tecún Umán (Ayutla) (pop: 11,400)
71 km (44 mi) SW of Coatepeque (pop: 45,700)
76 km (47 mi) WSW of Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700)
93 km (58 mi) WSW of Mazatenango (pop: 44,100)
189 km (117 mi) WSW of Mixco (pop: 473,100)
199 km (124 mi) WSW 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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