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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Guatemala on Saturday, 9 November 2019

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Guatemala on Saturday, 9 November 2019
9 Nov 08:39 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: Saturday, 9 November 2019 08:32 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 200.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.53°N / 90.27°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Jumaytepeque (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) W of Mataquescuintla (pop: 7,500)
12 km (8 mi) NW of Casillas (pop: 9,000)
15 km (10 mi) E of San José Pinula (pop: 47,200)
29 km (18 mi) SE of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
38 km (24 mi) SE of Mixco (pop: 473,100)
150 km (93 mi) NW of San Salvador (pop: 526,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 9 Nov 08:32 UTCM 5.2 / 200 km GuatemalaGFZ
Sat, 9 Nov 08:32 UTCM 5.6 / 216 km GuatemalaEMSC
Sat, 9 Nov 08:32 UTCM 5.4 / 203.2 km GuatemalaGeoAu
2019-11-09 02:32:52 -06:00 (9 Nov 08:32:52 UTC)M 5.6 / 197.5 km8km NW of Casillas, GuatemalaUSGS

User reports for this quake (12)

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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)
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)
237.7 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
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)

Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake: Guatemala, 9 Nov 2019 08:32

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Guatemala on Saturday, 9 November 2019

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