Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Municipio de Mataquescuintla, Departamento de Jalapa, 15 km east of San Jose Pinula, Departamento de Guatemala, on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 08:32 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Municipio de Mataquescuintla, Departamento de Jalapa, 15 km east of San Jose Pinula, Departamento de Guatemala, on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 08:32 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 200 km depth

9 Nov 08:39 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: Nov 9, 2019 08:32:53 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 200.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.53°N / 90.27°W (Municipio de Mataquescuintla, Departamento de Jalapa, Guatemala)
Antipode: 14.53°S / 89.73°E
Nearest volcano: Jumaytepeque (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) W of Mataquescuintla (Jalapa) (pop: 7,540) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) E of San Jose Pinula (Guatemala) (pop: 47,200) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) N of Cuilapa (Santa Rosa) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) E of Villa Canales (Guatemala) (pop: 122,200) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) ESE of Guatemala (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) E of Petapa (Guatemala) (pop: 141,500) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WSW of Jalapa (pop: 45,800) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) E of Villa Nueva (Guatemala) (pop: 406,800) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) ESE of Mixco (Guatemala) (pop: 473,100) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NW of San Salvador (El Salvador) (pop: 526,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.2200 kmGuatemalaGFZ
5.6216 kmGuatemalaEMSC
5.4203 kmGuatemalaGeoAu
5.6198 km8km NW of Casillas, GuatemalaUSGS

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Santa Tecla, La Libertad / Moderate shaking (MMI V)   
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Ciudad de Guatemala / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mixco, Guatemala / not felt : Not felt at all. I just woke up and was surprised by this report. No one felt it at home.  
Guatemala city / Light shaking (MMI IV) : buiding  
Guatemala / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
San Marcos (151.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
23 Calle a / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ciudad de Guatemala / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santa Elena, Departamento de Usulutan (237.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Guatemala City (25.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
El Encinal (Guatemala, 35 km NW of epicenter) : Was asleep. Strong enough to wake up. Mixco. Across the city. Lamps moving (reported through EMSC)  
Residenciales Los Arboles (Guatemala, 25 km NW of epicenter) : It's wasn't too hard, but it did last a few seconds.No fue muy fuerte pero si duro un par de segundos. (reported through EMSC)  
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