Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 28 km southeast of San Jose, Guatemala, on Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020 1:38 pm (GMT -6) -
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Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 11 km depth
29 Dec 20:49 UTC: First to report: INETER after 1 hour and 11 minutes.
Date & time: 29 Dec 2020 19:38:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020 1:38 pm (GMT -6)
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.699°N / 90.716°W (North Pacific Ocean, Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Tecuamburro (61 km / 38 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) S of Iztapa (pop: 4,020) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SSE of San Jose (Municipio de San José) (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SE of La Gomera (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) SSE of Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa (pop: 62,100) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) S of Amatitlan (pop: 71,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) SSW of Villa Canales (pop: 122,200) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) S of Petapa (pop: 141,500) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) S of Villa Nueva (pop: 406,800) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) S of Mixco (pop: 473,100) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) S of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.6||11 km||26 Km Al Sur De Izatapa, Guatemala||INETER|
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