Mag. 3.9 earthquake - Municipio de San Pedro Carcha, Alta Verapaz Department, 51 km northeast of Cobán (Alta Verapaz), Guatemala, on Monday, 23 Nov 2020 5:13 pm (GMT -6) -

Mag. 3.9 earthquake  - Municipio de San Pedro Carcha, Alta Verapaz Department, 51 km northeast of Cobán (Alta Verapaz), Guatemala, on Monday, 23 Nov 2020 5:13 pm (GMT -6)

Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 1 km depth

23 Nov 23:21 UTC: First to report: INETER after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 23 Nov 2020 23:13:17 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 23 Nov 2020 5:13 pm (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 3.9
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.684°N / 89.947°W (San Pedro Carcha, Departamento de Alta Verapaz, Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Chiquimula Volcanic Field (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) NNW of Senahu (Alta Verapaz) (pop: 5,630) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) WSW of Chahal Guatemala (Chahal, Alta Verapaz) (pop: 7,470) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) ESE of Chisec (Alta Verapaz) (pop: 17,000) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ENE of San Pedro Carcha (Alta Verapaz) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) NW of Panzos (Alta Verapaz) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NE of San Juan Chamelco (pop: 11,900) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) ENE of Coban (Alta Verapaz) (pop: 53,400) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NNE of Salama (Baja Verapaz) (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) NNE of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NNE of Mixco (Guatemala) (pop: 473,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Mist 17°C (63 F), humidity: 93%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.91 km51 Km Al Noreste De Coban, GuatemalaINETER

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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Mag. 3.9 earthquake - Municipio de San Pedro Carcha, Alta Verapaz Department, 51 km northeast of Cobán (Alta Verapaz), Guatemala, on Monday, 23 Nov 2020 5:13 pm (GMT -6)
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 06 Aug 1942 23:37
    | 7.7 |
    35km / 22mi
    |
    79 years ago
    |
    240km / 149mi
    | Offshore Guatemala
  • 04 Feb 1976 09:01
    | 7.5 |
    5km / 3.1mi
    |
    45 years ago
    |
    99km / 62mi
    | Guatemala
  • 19 Apr 1902 02:23
    | 7.5 |
    unknown
    |
    119 years ago
    |
    219km / 136mi
    | Guatemala
  • 04 Feb 1921 08:22
    | 7.0 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    100 years ago
    |
    92km / 57mi
    | Guatemala
  • 14 Jun 2017 07:29
    | 6.9 |
    104km / 65mi
    |
    4 years ago
    |
    198km / 123mi
    | Mexico-Guatemala Border Region
  • 14 Jul 1930 22:40
    | 6.9 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    91 years ago
    |
    177km / 110mi
    | Guatemala
  • 22 Jun 2017 12:31
    | 6.8 |
    32km / 20mi
    |
    4 years ago
    |
    220km / 136mi
    | Near Coast of Guatemala
  • 27 Oct 1979 14:35
    | 6.8 |
    58km / 36mi
    |
    41 years ago
    |
    229km / 142mi
    | Offshore Guatemala
  • 17 Apr 1919 20:53
    | 6.8 |
    35km / 22mi
    |
    102 years ago
    |
    250km / 155mi
    | Guatemala
  • 13 Jun 2007 19:29
    | 6.7 |
    23km / 14mi
    |
    14 years ago
    |
    248km / 154mi
    | Offshore Guatemala
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