Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 28 km southeast of San Jose, Guatemala, on Sunday, November 22, 1936 at 18:19 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 45 km depth
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.75°N / 90.644°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Guatemala)
Antipode: 13.75°S / 89.356°E↗
Nearest volcano: Tecuamburro (52 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (13 mi) SSE of Iztapa (pop: 4,020) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SE of San Jose (Municipio de San José) (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SSE of Escuintla (pop: 103,200) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SSE of Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa (pop: 62,100) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) S of Amatitlan (pop: 71,800) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) S of Villa Canales (pop: 122,200) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) S of Petapa (pop: 141,500) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) S of Villa Nueva (pop: 406,800) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) S of Mixco (pop: 473,100) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) S of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.3||45 km||offshore Guatemala||USGS|
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