Moderate mag. 3.7 earthquake - Municipio de Amatitlan, 27 km south of Guatemala City, Municipio de Guatemala, on Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021 7:38 am (GMT -6) -

Moderate mag. 3.7 earthquake - Municipio de Amatitlan, 27 km south of Guatemala City, Municipio de Guatemala, on Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021 7:38 am (GMT -6)

Moderate magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 1 km depth

23 Feb 13:42 UTC: First to report: INETER after 3 minutes.
23 Feb 13:56: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 3.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 1.0 km (from 6.2 to 0.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 12 km (7.6 mi) towards N.
23 Feb 14:28: Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards E.
Date & time: 23 Feb 2021 13:38:41 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021 7:38 am (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 3.7
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.41°N / 90.59°W (Municipio de Amatitlan, Guatemala, Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Pacaya (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) E of San Vicente Pacaya (Escuintla) (pop: 7,160) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) SSE of Amatitlan (pop: 71,800) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SW of Villa Canales (pop: 122,200) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SSW of Petapa (pop: 141,500) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) S of Villa Nueva (pop: 406,800) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) SSW of Santa Catarina Pinula (pop: 68,000) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SE of Antigua Guatemala (Sacatepéquez) (pop: 39,400) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ENE of Escuintla (pop: 103,200) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) S of Mixco (pop: 473,100) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 15.9°C (61 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 8 m/s (16 kts) from N
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.71 km19 Km Al Norte De Escuintla, GuatemalaINETER

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12.3 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Lo sentí un poco fuerte pero otras personas en la región de la capital me Dijeron que no sintieron nada. | 2 users found this interesting.
22.7 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : nothing special
26.9 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
12.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
22.5 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
22.1 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Ciudad Guatemala (23.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
22.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Antigua (20.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
San Cristobal (21.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
20.9 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
20.8 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
antigua (22 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
22.6 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Antigua / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s
Guatemala / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Jocotenango / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
antigua guatemala / Weak shaking (MMI III)
santa lucia milas altas / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Fraijanes / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
San Miguel Petapa / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Guatemala city / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Guatemala city / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Guatemala City / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
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