Minor mag. 3.7 earthquake - Municipio de Tectitan, 49 km southwest of Jacaltenango, Guatemala, on Wednesday, Aug 18, 2021 5:35 am (GMT -6) -
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Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 177 km depth
19 Aug 01:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 13 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Aug 18, 2021 5:35 am (GMT -6)
Depth: 177.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.41°N / 92.08°W↗ (Municipio de Tectitan, Departamento de Huehuetenango, Guatemala)
Antipode: 15.41°S / 87.92°E↗
Nearest volcano: Tacana (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) N of Tectitan (Huehuetenango) (pop: 743) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) W of Cuilco (Huehuetenango) (pop: 1,710) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) ENE of Motozintla (Chiapas, Mexico) (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) WSW of La Libertad (Huehuetenango) (pop: 6,440) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SSE of Comalapa (Chiapas, Mexico) (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) N of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán, Chiapas, Mexico) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SW of Jacaltenango (Huehuetenango) (pop: 34,100) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NW of Comitancillo (San Marcos) (pop: 19,700) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NW of San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos) (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) WNW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
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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|3.7||177 km||Guatemala: 19 Km Al ESTE De MOTOZINTLA, CHIS||SSN|
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