Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 190 km southwest of Guatemala City, Guatemala, on 2020-08-27 21:16:03 -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 15 km depth
28 Aug 03:28 UTC: First to report: INETER after 12 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Aug 2020 03:16:03 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-27 21:16:03
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.18°N / 91.43°W (North Pacific Ocean, Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Tecuamburro (155 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
106 km (66 mi) SW of San Jose (Municipio de San José) (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) SSW of Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa (pop: 62,100) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SSW of Escuintla (pop: 103,200) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) S of Mazatenango (pop: 44,100) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) S of Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) SSW of Chimaltenango (pop: 82,400) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) SSW of Mixco (pop: 473,100) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (115 mi) S of Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) SSW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) S of Totonicapan (pop: 69,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||15 km||87 Km Al Sur De San Jose, Guatemala||INETER|
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