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Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 93 km south of Mazatenango, Suchitepeque, Guatemala, on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 9:14 pm (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 93 km south of Mazatenango, Suchitepeque, Guatemala, on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 9:14 pm (GMT -6) Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 93 km south of Mazatenango, Suchitepeque, Guatemala, on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 9:14 pm (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 12 km depth

28 Sep 03:21 UTC: First to report: INETER after 7 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 28, 2022 03:14:04 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 9:14 pm (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.1
Depth12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude13.753°N / 91.804°W (North Pacific Ocean, Guatemala)
Antipode13.753°S / 88.196°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceINETER
Nearest volcanoAtitlán (114 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities61 km (38 mi) SSE of Champerico (pop: 7,760) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
76 km (47 mi) SW of Pueblo Nuevo (pop: 18,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
88 km (55 mi) S of Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (55 mi) WSW of La Gomera (pop: 24,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
93 km (58 mi) SSW of Mazatenango (pop: 44,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (59 mi) S of Nuevo San Carlos (pop: 19,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
126 km (78 mi) WSW of Escuintla (pop: 103,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
171 km (106 mi) SW of Guatemala (pop: 994,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 26.9°C (80 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from N
Estimated seismic energy released2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 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
3.112 km44 Km Al Suroeste De El Semillero, GuatemalaINETER

Seismograms

Seismic station: Montecristo, El Salvador (SNET/SV network) | Distance from quake: 278 km / 173 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: 490 km / 305 mi | Show on map | Station Info
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User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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