Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.2 - Guatemala lunes, 23 oct. 1950

Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.2 - Guatemala lunes, 23 oct. 1950

Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake at 65 km depth

Fecha & hora: 23 Oct 1950 04:13:28 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 7.2
Profundidad: 65.3 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 14,31°N / 91,917°W (Guatemala)
Volcán mas cercano: Santiaguito (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km al SW de Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700)
44 km al S de Coatepeque (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 45,700)
47 km al SSE de Ciudad Tecún Umán (Ayutla, San Marcos) (pop: 11,400)
49 km al SSW de Colomba (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 19,100)
51 km al WSW de Mazatenango (Suchitepéquez) (pop: 44,100)
72 km al SW de Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200)
156 km al WSW de Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
303 km al WNW de San Salvador (El Salvador) (pop: 526,000)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 4 x 1015 joules (1106 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 59.5 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 7.265 kmGuatemalaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 7.2 terremoto: Guatemala Mon, 23 Oct 16h13

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