Major magnitude 7.5 earthquake - 10.8 km southeast of La Gomera, Departamento de Escuintla, Guatemala, on Saturday, April 19, 1902 at 02:23 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.5 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14°N / 91°W↗ (La Gomera, Departamento de Escuintla, Guatemala)
Antipode: 14°S / 89°E↗
Nearest volcano: Fuego (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
536 km (333 mi) SW of Northern Cay Island (pop: 6) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1016 joules (3117 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.7 x 106 tons of TNT or 167.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 23 Sep 1902 20:18 UTC| M 7.8 |0 km (0 mi) depth|309 km (192 mi) distance| USGS | Major magnitude 7.8 earthquake - Nuevo Vicente Guerrero, 39 km southeast of Villaflores, Chiapas, Mexico, on Tuesday, September 23, 1902 at 20:18 (GMT)