Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 151 km southwest of Guatemala City, Guatemala, on 2020-02-01 02:37:04 -06:00 -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 35 km depth
2 Feb 07:34 UTC: First to report: USGS after 23 hours.
Date & time: 1 Feb 2020 08:37:04 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-02-01 02:37:04 -06:00
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.5361°N / 91.3308°W (North Pacific Ocean, Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Fuego (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) SSW of La Gomera (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) SW of San Jose (Municipio de San José) (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) S of Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSW of Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa (pop: 62,100) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SW of Escuintla (pop: 103,200) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) S of Mazatenango (pop: 44,100) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SSE of Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SSW of Chimaltenango (pop: 82,400) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SSW of Mixco (pop: 473,100) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||35 km||67km SSW of La Gomera, Guatemala||USGS|
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