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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 37 Km Al Norte De Sipacate, Guatemala on Monday, 14 September 2020

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - 37 Km Al Norte De Sipacate, Guatemala on Monday, 14 September 2020
14 Sep 14:35 UTC: First to report: INETER after 6 minutes.
14 Sep 15:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 5.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 127.0 to 132.0 km (from 79 to 82 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 27 km (16.7 mi) towards NNE.
14 Sep 15:42: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 132.0 to 131.0 km (from 82 to 81 mi).
Date & time: Monday, 14 September 2020 14:29 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-09-14 08:29:28
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 131.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.492°N / 91.052°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Atitlán (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) W of Yepocapa (pop: 9,000)
14 km (8 mi) SW of Acatenango (pop: 7,100)
15 km (9 mi) NE of Patulul (pop: 14,200)
50 km (31 mi) W of Villa Nueva (pop: 406,800)
50 km (31 mi) SW of Mixco (pop: 473,100)
60 km (37 mi) SW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 14 Sep 14:29 UTCM 5.3 / 131 km37 Km Al Norte De Sipacate, GuatemalaINETER
Mon, 14 Sep 14:29 UTCM 4.6 / 132 km GuatemalaGFZ
Mon, 14 Sep 14:29 UTCM 4.6 / 141 km GuatemalaEMSC
Mon, 14 Sep 14:29 UTCM 4.6 / 137.4 km8 Km E of Patulul, GuatemalaUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake: 37 Km Al Norte De Sipacate, Guatemala, 14 Sep 2020 14h29

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 23 Sep 2020 17:26 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    127 km (78.9 mi) depth
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 37 Km Al Norte De Sipacate, Guatemala on Monday, 14 September 2020

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