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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 40 Km al sur de Tecojate, Guatemala on Friday, 29 May 2020

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - 40 Km al sur de Tecojate, Guatemala on Friday, 29 May 2020
29 May 10:07 UTC: First to report: INETER after 3 minutes.
May 29 10:14: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.5.
May 29 10:21: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 20.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 29 May 2020 10:04 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-29 04:04:14
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.632°N / 91.473°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Atitlán (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) SW of Nueva Concepción (pop: 11,100)
68 km (42 mi) SW of La Gomera (pop: 24,000)
73 km (46 mi) S of Tiquisate (pop: 18,200)
138 km (86 mi) SW of Villa Nueva (pop: 406,800)
145 km (90 mi) SW of Mixco (pop: 473,100)
153 km (95 mi) SW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-05-29 04:04:14 (29 May 10:04:14 UTC)M 5.6 / 20 km40 Km al sur de Tecojate, GuatemalaINETER
Fri, 29 May 10:04 UTCM 4.8 / 53 kmNear Coast of GuatemalaGFZ
Fri, 29 May 10:04 UTCM 4.8 / 52 km GuatemalaEMSC
Fri, 29 May 10:04 UTCM 4.8 / 35 km50 km SW of La Gomera, GuatemalaUSGS

User reports for this quake (2)

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Nahuala barrio pa b'eya' (135.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Me sentí muy nervioso
141.8 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)

Aftershocks of the 5.6 quake: 40 Km al sur de Tecojate, Guatemala, 29 May 2020 10:04

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (14 quakes):
  • 28 Jul 2020 04:40 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (21 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 27 Jul 2020 06:13 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    3 km (1.9 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 24 Jul 2020 23:37 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 23 Jul 2020 05:04 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 08 Jul 2020 11:17 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 02 Jul 2020 07:10 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 02 Jul 2020 04:40 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 28 Jun 2020 09:44 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 20 Jun 2020 06:48 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 19 Jun 2020 18:51 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 13 Jun 2020 08:54 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 09 Jun 2020 10:20 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 08 Jun 2020 07:15 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 07 Jun 2020 20:38 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 40 Km al sur de Tecojate, Guatemala on Friday, 29 May 2020
 

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