Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 165 km southwest of Guatemala City, Guatemala, on 2020-05-19 09:40:41 -
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in Guatemala | Departamento de Retalhuleu | Departamento de Escuintla | Departamento de Quetzaltenango | Suchitepeque | Departamento de Guatemala
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 36 km depth
19 May 15:49 UTC: First to report: INETER after 9 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-19 09:40:41
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.989°N / 91.889°W (North Pacific Ocean, Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Santo Tomas (92 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) S of Champerico (pop: 7,760) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SSW of Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) WSW of Tiquisate (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) SSW of Nuevo San Carlos (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) S of Coatepeque (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) S of Colomba (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SW of San Pablo Jocopilas (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) W of La Gomera (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) WSW of Mixco (pop: 473,100) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) WSW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|4.0||36 km||27 Km al suroeste de Tulate, Guatemala||INETER|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.