Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 51km SSW of La Gomera, Guatemala on Tuesday, 31 December 2019
31 Dec 12:50 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2019-12-31 02:37:23 -06:00
Depth: 43.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.6723°N / 91.2748°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Fuego (99 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (32 mi) SW of La Gomera (pop: 24,000)
57 km (35 mi) SW of Puerto San José (pop: 18,700)
59 km (37 mi) S of Nueva Concepción (pop: 11,100)
121 km (75 mi) SW of Villa Nueva (pop: 406,800)
129 km (80 mi) SW of Mixco (pop: 473,100)
135 km (84 mi) SW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2019-12-31 02:37:23 -06:00 (31 Dec 08:37:23 UTC)||M 4.3 / 43.1 km||51km SSW of La Gomera, Guatemala||USGS|
|Tue, 31 Dec 08:37 UTC||M 4.3 / 43 km||Offshore Guatemala||EMSC|
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