Mag. 3.9 earthquake - Guatemala on Wednesday, 17 April 2019 at 05:53 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 162 km depth
17 Apr 13:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 hours.
Depth: 162.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.38°N / 92.14°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) E of Motozintla (Mexico) (pop: 23,800)
17 km (11 mi) NNW of Tacaná (pop: 6,440)
27 km (17 mi) NNW of Sibinal (pop: 1,660)
33 km (20 mi) WSW of La Libertad (pop: 6,440)
56 km (35 mi) SW of Jacaltenango (pop: 34,100)
72 km (45 mi) W of Huehuetenango (pop: 79,400)
90 km (56 mi) NW of Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200)
193 km (120 mi) WNW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 3.9||162 km||Guatemala||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
San Jose pinulla, Pinnabetes / Moderate shaking (MMI V)