Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 38 km southwest of San Pedro Sacatepéquez, Guatemala, on Sunday, April 10, 1994 at 17:36 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 100 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 100.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.72°N / 92.004°W↗ (Departamento de San Marcos, Guatemala)
Antipode: 14.72°S / 87.996°E↗
Nearest volcano: Tajumulco (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) E of Pajapita (San Marcos) (pop: 8,160) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) W of Coatepec (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) W of Colomba (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SE of Tapachula (Chiapas, Mexico) (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SW of San Marcos (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SW of San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos) (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) WSW of Ostuncalco (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 28,900) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SSW of Comitancillo (San Marcos) (pop: 19,700) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) W of San Juan Sacatepéquez (Guatemala) (pop: 136,900) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) W of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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