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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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
19 Apr 19:53 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 5.0||10 km||Off Coast of Chiapas, Mexico (Guatemala)||GFZ|
|M 4.8||54 km||Offshore Guatemala||EMSC|
|M 4.8||50 km||37km WSW of Champerico, Guatemala||USGS|
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)
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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