Minor mag. 3.9 earthquake - 14 Km al norte de Sipacate, Guatemala on Wednesday, 12 August 2020
12 Aug 13:07 UTC: First to report: INETER after 9 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-12 06:57:48
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.954°N / 91.015°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Fuego (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) SE of La Gomera (pop: 24,000)
21 km (13 mi) W of Puerto San José (pop: 18,700)
32 km (20 mi) SW of La Democracia (pop: 5,500)
87 km (54 mi) SW of Mixco (pop: 473,100)
94 km (58 mi) SW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
200 km (124 mi) W of San Salvador (pop: 526,000)
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2020-08-12 06:57:48 (12 Aug 12:57:48 UTC)||M 3.9 / 15 km||14 Km al norte de Sipacate, Guatemala||INETER|
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