Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 92 km south of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, Guatemala, on Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020 2:51 pm (GMT -6) -
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 42 km depth
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020 2:51 pm (GMT -6)
Depth: 41.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.0796°N / 92.3091°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Santiaguito (111 km / 69 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (30 mi) WSW of Champerico (pop: 7,760) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SSW of Ocos (Ocós) (pop: 9,460) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SSW of Ciudad Tecun Uman (Ayutla) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SW of Coatepeque (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SW of Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SW of Nuevo San Carlos (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) S of Tapachula (Mexico) (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SW of Colomba (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) SW of Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) WSW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.5||42 km||48 Km WSW of Champerico, Guatemala||USGS|
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