Mag. 3.9 earthquake - Guatemala on Monday, 20 May 2019 at 09:24 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 15 km depth
20 May 14:20 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.32°N / 91.96°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (27 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) NE of Tacaná (pop: 6,440)
21 km (13 mi) NNE of Sibinal (pop: 1,660)
24 km (15 mi) SSW of La Libertad (pop: 6,440)
34 km (21 mi) NW of Comitancillo (pop: 19,700)
45 km (28 mi) NNW of San Pedro Sacatepéquez (pop: 40,000)
52 km (33 mi) W of Huehuetenango (pop: 79,400)
72 km (45 mi) NW of Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200)
173 km (107 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
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