Sismo muy débil mag. 2.9 - 7.7 km W of Palin, Departamento de Escuintla, Guatemala, Friday, 17 Apr. 2020 -

Sismo muy débil mag. 2.9 - 7.7 km W of Palin, Departamento de Escuintla, Guatemala, Friday, 17 Apr. 2020

Sismo muy débil magnitud 2.9 at 53 km depth

17 Apr 05:49 UTC: Primero en informar: INETER después de 12 minutos.
Apr 17 05:56: Magnitud recalculada de 2.7 a 2.9.
Fecha & hora: 17 Apr 2020 05:36:50 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 2020-04-16 23:36:50
Magnitud: 2.9
Profundidad: 53.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 14.41°N / 90.768°W (Palín, Departamento de Escuintla, Guatemala)
Volcán mas cercano: Agua (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km al O de Palin (Palín, Escuintla) (pop: 31,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
12 km al N de Escuintla (pop: 103,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
13 km al S de Ciudad Vieja (Sacatepéquez) (pop: 30,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
16 km al OSO de Amatitlan (Guatemala) (pop: 71,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
17 km al SSO de Antigua Guatemala (Sacatepéquez) (pop: 39,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
23 km al SO de Villa Nueva (Guatemala) (pop: 406,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
24 km al OSO de Petapa (Guatemala) (pop: 141,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
28 km al SSE de Chimaltenango (pop: 82,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
30 km al SO de Mixco (Guatemala) (pop: 473,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
38 km al SO de Ciudad de Guatemala (pop: 994,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: INETER
Energía liberada estimada: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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RevistaProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
2.953 km13 Km al norte de Escuintla, GuatemalaINETER

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