Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Offshore Guatemala, martes, 24 oct. 1950

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Offshore Guatemala, martes, 24 oct. 1950

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 45 km depth

Fecha & hora: 24 Oct 1950 12:52:07 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 6.0
Profundidad: 45.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 14,101°N / 91,982°W (Guatemala)
Volcán mas cercano: Santiaguito (86 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km al SSE de Brisas Barra de Suchiate (Chiapas, México) (pop: 13,700)
58 km al SW de Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700)
68 km al S de Coatepeque (Khammam, Departamento de Quetzaltenango) (pop: 45,700)
70 km al WSW de Tiquisate (Escuintla) (pop: 18,200)
71 km al SW de Mazatenango (Cologne District, Suchitepeque) (pop: 44,100)
96 km al SSW de Quetzaltenango (Kakamigahara-shi, Departamento de Quetzaltenango) (pop: 132,200)
169 km al WSW de Guatemala City (Departamento de Guatemala) (pop: 994,900)
320 km al SSE de Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Chiapas, México) (pop: 537,100)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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M 6.045 kmoffshore GuatemalaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.0 terremoto: Offshore Guatemala Tue, 24 Oct 00h52

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 05 nov 1950 16:35 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    35 km (21,7 mi) depth
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - Offshore Guatemala, martes, 24 oct. 1950
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