Terremoto moderado mag. 4.2 - North Pacific Ocean, 88 km S of San Jose, Guatemala, sábado, 02 ene. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.2 - North Pacific Ocean, 88 km S of San Jose, Guatemala, sábado, 02 ene. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.2 at 10 km depth

2 Jan 23:21 UTC: Primero en informar: INETER después de 6 minutos.
Update Sat, 2 Jan 2021, 23:27
Light magnitude 4.2 quake hits 88 km south of Puerto San José, Guatemala in the afternoon
4.2 quake 2 Jan 5:15 pm (GMT -6)
4.2 quake 2 Jan 5:15 pm (GMT -6)
A shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported in the afternoon near Puerto San José, Municipio de San José, Departamento de Escuintla, Guatemala.
According to the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (INETER), the quake hit on Saturday 2 January 2021 at 5:15 pm local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. 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 Puerto San José (pop. 18,700) located 88 km from the epicenter, Iztapa (pop. 4,000) 91 km away, and La Gomera (pop. 24,000) 104 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 2 Jan 2021 23:15:05 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: sábado, 2 ene 2021 17:15 (GMT -6)
Magnitud: 4.2
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 13.148°N / 90.96°W (Océano Pacífico Norte, Guatemala)
Volcán mas cercano: Tecuamburro (127 km / 79 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km al S de San Jose (Municipio de San José) (pop: 18,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
130 km al S de Escuintla (pop: 103,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
132 km al S de Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa (pop: 62,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
155 km al SSO de Villa Canales (pop: 122,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
157 km al SSO de Petapa (pop: 141,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
169 km al S de Chimaltenango (pop: 82,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
169 km al SSO de Mixco (pop: 473,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
173 km al SSO de Ciudad de Guatemala (pop: 994,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
197 km al SSE de Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
201 km al OSO de San Salvador (El Salvador) (pop: 526,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 27.8°C (82 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from W
Fuente primaria de datos: INETER
Energía liberada estimada: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.210 km- 88 km SSW of Puerto San José, GuatemalaINETER
4.210 km88 Km SSW of Puerto San José, GuatemalaUSGS

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