Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - 34 km northwest of La Union, Guatemala, on 2021-03-30 03:08:00 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
30 Mar 14:07 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Date & time: 30 Mar 2021 09:08:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2021-03-30 03:08:00 (Hora de México)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.11°N / 92.07°W (Departamento de San Marcos, Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SSW of Sibinal (San Marcos) (pop: 1,660) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) NE of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán, Chiapas, Mexico) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNW of San Pablo (San Marcos) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) N of Malacatan (Malacatán, San Marcos) (pop: 14,900) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NE of Tapachula (Chiapas, Mexico) (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) WNW of La Union (San Marcos) (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) W of Comitancillo (San Marcos) (pop: 19,700) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WNW of San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos) (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NNW of Coatepeque (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) WNW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.8||10 km||17 Km Al NORESTE De CACAHOATAN, CHIS, Guatemala||SSN|
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