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Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 37 km southwest of Pueblo Nuevo, Guatemala, on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 4:21 pm (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 37 km southwest of Pueblo Nuevo, Guatemala, on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 4:21 pm (GMT -6) Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 37 km southwest of Pueblo Nuevo, Guatemala, on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 4:21 pm (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 30 km depth

23 May 22:28 UTC: First to report: INETER after 6 minutes.
23 May 22:35: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 3.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 30.0 km (from 6.2 to 18.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 13 km (7.9 mi) towards W.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 23, 2022 22:21:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, May 23, 2022 at 4:21 pm (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.9
Depth30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude14°N / 91.535°W (North Pacific Ocean, Departamento de Escuintla, Guatemala)
Antipode14°S / 88.465°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceINETER
Nearest volcanoAtitlán (75 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities34 km (21 mi) SW of Concepcion (Nueva Concepción, Escuintla) (pop: 11,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Pueblo Nuevo (Escuintla) (pop: 18,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) W of La Gomera (Escuintla) (pop: 24,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
67 km (41 mi) SW of Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa (Escuintla) (pop: 62,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
87 km (54 mi) WSW of Escuintla (pop: 103,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
122 km (76 mi) SW of Mixco (Guatemala) (pop: 473,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
131 km (81 mi) WSW of Guatemala (pop: 994,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 29.3°C (85 F), humidity: 65%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from SSW
Estimated seismic energy released4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.930 km7 Km Al Oeste De Tecojate, GuatemalaINETER

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