Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 124 km south of Guatemala City, Guatemala, on 2020-10-09 18:59:08 -

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 124 km south of Guatemala City, Guatemala, on 2020-10-09 18:59:08

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 54 km depth

10 Oct 01:07 UTC: First to report: INETER after 8 minutes.
10 Oct 01:28: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 57.0 to 54.0 km (from 35 to 34 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.7 km (1 mi) towards S.
Date & time: 10 Oct 2020 00:59:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-09 18:59:08
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.592°N / 90.13°W (North Pacific Ocean, Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Moyuta (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (20 mi) W of Acajutla (El Salvador) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) S of Moyuta (pop: 8,150) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSW of Jutiapa (pop: 34,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SSE of Barberena (pop: 30,500) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) ESE of San Jose (Municipio de San José) (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SSW of Asuncion (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) W of San Salvador (El Salvador) (pop: 526,000) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SSE of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (79 mi) SSE of Mixco (pop: 473,100) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) W of Sensuntepeque (El Salvador) (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.7°C (82 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from SE
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.654 km29 Km Al Sureste De Las Brisas, GuatemalaINETER
4.362 km27 Km SSW of San Francisco Menéndez, El Salvador, GuatemalaUSGS
4.362 kmOffshore El Salvador, GuatemalaEMSC

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