Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 232 km southwest of Guatemala City, Guatemala, on 2020-10-14 00:56:09 -

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 232 km southwest of Guatemala City, Guatemala, on 2020-10-14 00:56:09

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 1 km depth

14 Oct 07:00 UTC: First to report: INETER after 4 minutes.
14 Oct 07:07: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 1.0 km (from 6.2 to 0.6 mi).
Date & time: 14 Oct 2020 06:56:09 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-10-14 00:56:09
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.715°N / 92.439°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Santiaguito (151 km / 94 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
86 km (53 mi) SW of Champerico (pop: 7,760)
92 km (57 mi) SSW of Ocós (pop: 9,460)
123 km (76 mi) SW of Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700)
126 km (78 mi) SSW of Coatepeque (pop: 45,700)
136 km (84 mi) SW of Mazatenango (pop: 44,100)
159 km (99 mi) SW of Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200)
222 km (138 mi) WSW of Mixco (pop: 473,100)
232 km (144 mi) WSW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.1°C (83 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from S
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 4.81 km86 Km Al Suroeste De Champerico, GuatemalaINETER
M 4.561 km38 Km SW of Champerico, GuatemalaUSGS
M 4.561 km50 Km SSE of Ocos, GuatemalaEMSC
M 4.426 kmOff Coast of Chiapas, Mexico, GuatemalaGFZ
M 4.415 km115 Km Al SUR De CD HIDALGO, CHIS, GuatemalaSSN

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