Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 63 km south of Ocos, Guatemala, on Friday, 19 April 2019 at 19:42 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 63 km south of Ocos, Guatemala, on Friday, 19 April 2019 at 19:42 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

19 Apr 19:53 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 19 Apr 2019 19:42:59 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.97°N / 92.37°W (North Pacific Ocean, Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Santiaguito (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) SW of Champerico (pop: 7,760) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SSW of Ocos (Ocós) (pop: 9,460) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSW of Ciudad Tecun Uman (Ayutla) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SSW of Pajapita (pop: 8,160) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SW of Flores Costa Cuca (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SW of Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSW of Coatepeque (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SW of Mazatenango (pop: 44,100) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) SW of Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) WSW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.010 kmOff Coast of Chiapas, Mexico (Guatemala)GFZ
M 4.854 kmOffshore GuatemalaEMSC
M 4.850 km37km WSW of Champerico, GuatemalaUSGS

User reports for this quake (3)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Guatemala, Guatemala. (214.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (151 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
196.9 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 63 km south of Ocos, Guatemala, 19 April 2019 19:42 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
So far, no aftershocks have been registered.

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 63 km south of Ocos, Guatemala, on Friday, 19 April 2019 at 19:42 (GMT)
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