Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.5 - Guatemala, miércoles, 04 feb. 1976

Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.5 - Guatemala, miércoles, 04 feb. 1976

Major magnitude 7.5 earthquake at 5 km depth

Fecha & hora: 4 Feb 1976 09:01:43 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 7.5
Profundidad: 5.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 15,324°N / 89,101°W (Guatemala)
Volcán mas cercano: Chiquimula Volcanic Field (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km al WSW de Morales (Izabal) (pop: 19,000)
35 km al SE de El Estor (Izabal) (pop: 15,800)
36 km al NE de Gualán (Zacapa) (pop: 19,400)
60 km al NE de Zacapa (pop: 36,100)
61 km al E de Panzós (Panzos, Alta Verapaz) (pop: 25,600)
70 km al SW de Puerto Barrios (Departamento de Izabal) (pop: 56,600)
170 km al ENE de Guatemala City (Departamento de Guatemala) (pop: 994,900)
470 km al NW de Managua (Departamento de Managua, Nicaragua) (pop: 973,100)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 1.1 x 1016 joules (3117 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.7 x 106 tons of TNT or 167.6 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 7.55 kmGuatemalaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 7.5 terremoto: Guatemala Wed, 4 Feb 09h01

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (75 quakes):
  • 04 nov 1977 12:49 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    104 km (64,6 mi) depth
    |
    228 km (142 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 oct 1977 22:28 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    96 km (59,7 mi) depth
    |
    216 km (134 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 ene 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    9914 km (6160 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 25 oct 1977 06:33 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    117 km (72,7 mi) depth
    |
    231 km (144 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 ene 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    9914 km (6160 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 18 sep 1977 05:44 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    108 km (67,1 mi) depth
    |
    217 km (135 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 ago 1977 11:33 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    84 km (52,2 mi) depth
    |
    199 km (124 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 ago 1977 05:54 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    121 km (75,2 mi) depth
    |
    225 km (140 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 ene 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    9914 km (6160 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 13 jun 1977 05:28 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    111 km (69 mi) depth
    |
    222 km (138 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 ene 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    9914 km (6160 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 ene 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    9914 km (6160 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 17 abr 1977 14:41 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    208 km (129,2 mi) depth
    |
    210 km (131 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 abr 1977 20:28 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    238 km (148 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 mar 1977 21:28 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    95 km (59 mi) depth
    |
    228 km (141 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 ene 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    9914 km (6160 mi) distance
    | | Details
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