Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.0 - North Pacific Ocean, 87 km SW of Retalhuleu, Guatemala, Saturday, 27 Feb. 2021 -

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.0 - North Pacific Ocean, 87 km SW of Retalhuleu, Guatemala, Saturday, 27 Feb. 2021

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.0 at 18 km depth

27 Feb 10:35 UTC: Primero en informar: INETER después de 7 minutos.
27 Feb 10:49: Magnitud recalculada de 5.2 a 5.0. Profundidad recalculada de 21.0 a 17.0 km (de 13 a 10.6 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 10 km (6.2 mi) al ESE.
27 Feb 13:14: Profundidad recalculada de 17.0 a 18.0 km (de 10.6 a 11.2 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 1.1 km (0.7 mi) al S.
Fecha & hora: 27 Feb 2021 10:27:39 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 04:27 (GMT -6)
Magnitud: 5
Profundidad: 18.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 14.03°N / 92.29°W (Océano Pacífico Norte, Guatemala)
Volcán mas cercano: Santiaguito (113 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km al SO de Champerico (pop: 7,760) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
54 km al S de Ocos (Ocós) (pop: 9,460) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
74 km al SSO de Ciudad Tecun Uman (Ayutla) (pop: 11,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
87 km al SO de Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
88 km al SSO de Coatepeque (pop: 45,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
90 km al SO de Nuevo San Carlos (pop: 19,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
96 km al SO de Colomba (pop: 19,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
97 km al S de Tapachula (México) (pop: 202,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
122 km al SO de Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
203 km al OSO de Ciudad de Guatemala (pop: 994,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.6°C (82 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NNW
Fuente primaria de datos: INETER
Energía liberada estimada: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
5.018 km54 Km Al Sur De San Marcos, GuatemalaINETER
4.660 kmOFFSHORE GUATEMALAEMSC
4.637 km35 Km WSW of Champerico, GuatemalaUSGS
4.917 km82 Km Al SUROESTE De CD HIDALGO, CHIS, GuatemalaSSN
4.748 kmNear Coast of Chiapas, Mexico, GuatemalaGFZ

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 25 Mar 2021 01:16 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    34 km (21.1 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 24 Mar 2021 00:40 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 28 Feb 2021 07:08 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    22 km (13.7 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details
  • 27 Feb 2021 10:43 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (3 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details

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