Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 7 km southwest of Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa, Santa Lucía Cotzulmalguapa, Escuintla, Guatemala, on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 10:01 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 7 km southwest of Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa, Santa Lucía Cotzulmalguapa, Escuintla, Guatemala, on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 10:01 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 94 km depth

Date & time: Aug 18, 2020 10:01:35 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 93.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.2814°N / 91.0526°W (Guatemala)
Antipode: 14.281°S / 88.947°E
Nearest volcano: Fuego (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SSW of Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa (pop: 62,100) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) N of La Gomera (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) W of Escuintla (pop: 103,200) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) WSW of Palin (Palín) (pop: 31,300) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) SW of Ciudad Vieja (pop: 30,200) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSE of Santiago Atitlan (Santiago Atitlán) (pop: 33,300) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) WSW of Villa Nueva (pop: 406,800) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) WSW of Petapa (pop: 141,500) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) SW of Mixco (pop: 473,100) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SW of Guatemala (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.894 km6 km SSW of Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa, GuatemalaUSGS

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