Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 131 km southwest of Guatemala City, Guatemala, on 2020-02-26 19:59:04 -06:00 -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 39 km depth
27 Feb 02:18 UTC: First to report: USGS after 19 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Feb 2020 01:59:04 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-02-26 19:59:04 -06:00
Depth: 39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.5724°N / 91.0328°W (North Pacific Ocean, Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Tecuamburro (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (28 mi) SSW of San Jose (Municipio de San José) (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) S of La Gomera (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) S of Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa (pop: 62,100) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SSW of Escuintla (pop: 103,200) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSE of Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SSW of Palin (Palín) (pop: 31,300) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) SSW of Villa Canales (pop: 122,200) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) S of Chimaltenango (pop: 82,400) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (79 mi) SSW of Mixco (pop: 473,100) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) SSW 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||39 km||45km SSW of Puerto San Jose, Guatemala||USGS|
|M 4.2||39 km||Offshore Guatemala||EMSC|
|M 4.6||27 km||38 Km al sureste de Sipacate, Guatemala||INETER|
User reports for this quake (1)
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