Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Guatemala on Thursday, 19 December 2019
19 Dec 14:50 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.52°N / 91.3°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Fuego (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) SW of La Gomera (pop: 24,000)
69 km (43 mi) SW of Puerto San José (pop: 18,700)
76 km (47 mi) S of Nueva Concepción (pop: 11,100)
136 km (84 mi) SW of Villa Nueva (pop: 406,800)
145 km (90 mi) SW of Mixco (pop: 473,100)
151 km (94 mi) SW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 19 Dec 14:41 UTC||M 5.0 / 10 km||Near Coast of Guatemala||GFZ|
User reports for this quake (4)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
quetzaltenango, guatemala / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Antigua / Weak shaking (MMI III)