Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Guatemala on Thursday, 14 March 2019 at 10:05 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 191 km depth
14 Mar 10:24 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 191.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.48°N / 92.03°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) WSW of La Libertad (pop: 6,440)
23 km (14 mi) SSE of Comalapa (Mexico) (pop: 18,700)
27 km (17 mi) N of Tacaná (pop: 6,440)
40 km (25 mi) WSW of Jacaltenango (pop: 34,100)
62 km (39 mi) WNW of Huehuetenango (pop: 79,400)
64 km (40 mi) NNW of San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Pedro Sacatepequez) (pop: 40,000)
183 km (114 mi) SE of Tuxtla (Mexico) (pop: 481,100)
188 km (117 mi) WNW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.6||191 km||Guatemala||EMSC|
|M 4.6||191 km||11km NW of Cuilco, Guatemala||USGS|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
magdalena milpas altas sacatepequez (172.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)