Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 136 km southwest of Guatemala City, Guatemala, on Tuesday, 10 Nov 2020 10:40 am (GMT -6) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 36 km depth
Date & time: 10 Nov 2020 16:40:58 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 10 Nov 2020 10:40 am (GMT -6)
Depth: 36.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.6587°N / 91.2701°W (North Pacific Ocean, Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Fuego (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) SSW of La Gomera (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) WSW of San Jose (Municipio de San José) (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) S of Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SSW of Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa (pop: 62,100) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of Escuintla (pop: 103,200) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) S of Chicacao (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SSW of Chimaltenango (pop: 82,400) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SSW of Mixco (pop: 473,100) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) SSE of Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) SW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||36 km||Near the Coast of Guatemala||USGS|
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