Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 156 km southwest of Coatepeque, Guatemala, on Sunday, 2 February 2020 at 03:32 (GMT) -

Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 156 km southwest of Coatepeque, Guatemala, on Sunday, 2 February 2020 at 03:32 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

2 Feb 03:39 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Feb 2 03:46: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.5.
Feb 2 15:02: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.6.
Date & time: 2 Feb 2020 03:32:43 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.72°N / 92.9°W (North Pacific Ocean, Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (155 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
116 km (72 mi) SW of Ocos (Ocós) (pop: 9,460) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) SSW of Tapachula (Mexico) (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SW of Coatepeque (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) SW of Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) SW of Nuevo San Carlos (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (113 mi) SW of La Union (San Marcos) (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) SW of San Pedro Sacatepéquez (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) SW of Ostuncalco (pop: 28,900) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) SW of Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) WSW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.610 kmOff Coast of Chiapas, Mexico (Guatemala)GFZ
5.640 kmOffshore Chiapas, Mexico (Guatemala)EMSC
5.767 kmOff Coast of Chiapas, Mexico (Guatemala)GeoAu
5.610 km104km SW of Ocos, GuatemalaUSGS
5.336 kmOff Coast of Chiapas, MexicoBMKG

User reports for this quake (5)

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1369.1 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Esquipulas palo gordo (179.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
909.7 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
193.3 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
(Guatemala, 251 km E of epicenter) : Felt slightly in La Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala (reported through EMSC)  
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (6 quakes):
  • 10 Mar 2020 19:25 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | SSN | Details
  • 09 Mar 2020 09:10 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    59 km (36.7 mi) depth
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 28 Feb 2020 21:12 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 24 Feb 2020 17:40 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 Feb 2020 04:10 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Feb 2020 22:12 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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