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Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 39 km southwest of Pueblo Nuevo, Guatemala, on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 11:37 am (GMT -6) -

Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 39 km southwest of Pueblo Nuevo, Guatemala, on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 11:37 am (GMT -6) Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 39 km southwest of Pueblo Nuevo, Guatemala, on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 11:37 am (GMT -6)

Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 39 km depth

27 Sep 17:42 UTC: First to report: INETER after 4 minutes.
27 Sep 17:49: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 2.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 45.0 to 40.0 km (from 28 to 25 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8.8 km (5.5 mi) towards ENE.
27 Sep 23:49: Magnitude recalculated from 2.9 to 3.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 40.0 to 39.0 km (from 25 to 24 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 0.6 km (0.3 mi) towards SE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 27, 2022 17:37:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 11:37 am (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3
Depth39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude13.996°N / 91.573°W (North Pacific Ocean, Guatemala)
Antipode13.996°S / 88.427°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceINETER
Nearest volcanoAtitlán (77 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities37 km (23 mi) SW of Concepcion (Nueva Concepción) (pop: 11,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) SW of Pueblo Nuevo (pop: 18,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
57 km (35 mi) W of La Gomera (pop: 24,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
66 km (41 mi) SSW of Chicacao (pop: 20,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
67 km (42 mi) S of San Pablo Jocopilas (pop: 20,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
70 km (44 mi) WSW of Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa (pop: 62,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
80 km (50 mi) SSW of Santiago Atitlan (Santiago Atitlán) (pop: 33,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
135 km (84 mi) WSW of Guatemala (pop: 994,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 27.4°C (81 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from SSE
Estimated seismic energy released2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.039 km7 Km Al Suroeste De El Semillero, GuatemalaINETER

Seismograms

Seismic station: Montecristo, El Salvador (SNET/SV network) | Distance from quake: 255 km / 159 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Montecristo, El Salvador: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
Seismic station: Tegucigalpa, Honduras (TGUH/CU network) | Distance from quake: 464 km / 288 mi | Show on map | Station Info
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User reports for this quake

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There are no user reports for this quake.

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