Magnitude 4.5 earthquake strikes near Champerico, Municipio de Champerico, Departamento de Retalhuleu, Guatemala

Mon, 28 Dec 2020, 23:05
23:05 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
4.5 quake 28 Dec 4:45 pm (GMT -6)
4.5 quake 28 Dec 4:45 pm (GMT -6)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred only 9 minutes ago 72 km southwest of Champerico, Guatemala, the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (INETER) reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Champerico, Municipio de Champerico, Departamento de Retalhuleu, Guatemala, in the afternoon on Monday 28 December 2020 at 4:45 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Champerico (pop. 7,800) located 72 km from the epicenter, Ocos (pop. 9,500) 91 km away, Retalhuleu (pop. 36,700) 107 km away, and Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate (pop. 18,200) 108 km away.

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Earthquake data:
ΈΝΙΩΣΑ ΑΥΤΌ ΤΟ ΣΕΙΣΜΌ

Ημερομηνία & time: Mon, 28 Dec 22:45 UTC
Μέγεθος: 4.5
Βάθος: 10.0 km
Επίκεντρο γεωγραφικό πλάτος / γεωγραφικό μήκος: 13.694°N / 92.158°W
Κύρια πηγή δεδομένων: INETER

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