Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 154 km south of Guatemala City, Guatemala, on 2020-08-17 15:59:42 -

Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 154 km south of Guatemala City, Guatemala, on 2020-08-17 15:59:42

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

17 Aug 22:07 UTC: First to report: INETER after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Aug 2020 21:59:42 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-17 15:59:42
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.27°N / 90.336°W (North Pacific Ocean, Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Moyuta (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) SW of Acajutla (El Salvador) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SW of Sonsonate (El Salvador) (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSE of Iztapa (pop: 4,020) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of Izalco (El Salvador) (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SW of Ahuachapan (Ahuachapán, El Salvador) (pop: 34,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SE of San Jose (Municipio de San José) (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) SSE of Escuintla (pop: 103,200) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (82 mi) WSW of San Salvador (El Salvador) (pop: 526,000) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) S of Villa Nueva (pop: 406,800) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) S of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.510 km62 Km al sur de Las Brisas, GuatemalaINETER
4.350 kmOffshore El SalvadorEMSC
4.350 km38 km WSW of Acajutla, El SalvadorUSGS

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Quetzaltenango Guatemala / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Pues asustado, me levanto de la cama, tuve que salir a un lugar seguro.  
Salcaja, Quetzaltenango / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guatemala City / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Just a mild vibration.  
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