Major magnitude 6.9 earthquake - 6.5 km north of Moyuta, Departamento de Jutiapa, Guatemala, on Monday, July 14, 1930 at 22:40 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 6.9 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.097°N / 90.079°W↗ (Departamento de Jutiapa, Guatemala)
Antipode: 14.097°S / 89.921°E↗
Nearest volcano: Moyuta (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) N of Moyuta (Jutiapa) (pop: 8,150) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SW of Jutiapa (pop: 34,300) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SE of Barberena (Santa Rosa) (pop: 30,500) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SW of Asuncion (Jutiapa) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) SE of Villa Canales (Guatemala) (pop: 122,200) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SE of Petapa (Guatemala) (pop: 141,500) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SE of Villa Nueva (Guatemala) (pop: 406,800) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (48 mi) SE of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SE of Mixco (Guatemala) (pop: 473,100) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) WNW of San Salvador (El Salvador) (pop: 526,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1015 joules (392 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 21.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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