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Terremoto moderado mag. 5.3 - 10.5 km SSE of Escuintla, Departamento de Escuintla, Guatemala, 27 Sep 3:40 am (GMT -6)

Terremoto moderado mag. 5.3 - 10.5 km SSE of Escuintla, Departamento de Escuintla, Guatemala, 27 Sep 3:40 am (GMT -6) Terremoto moderado mag. 5.3 - 10.5 km SSE of Escuintla, Departamento de Escuintla, Guatemala, 27 Sep 3:40 am (GMT -6)

Terremoto moderado magnitud 5.3 a 107 km de profundidad

27 Sep 09:47 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 7 minutos.
27 Sep 09:52: Magnitud recalculada de 5.2 a 5.3. Profundidad recalculada de 117.0 a 107.0 km (de 73 a 66 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 4.9 km (3 mi) al WSW.

Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora27 Sep 2020 09:40:56 UTC
Hora local en el epicentro27 Sep 3:40 am (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmado
Magnitud5.3
Prof.107.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud14.21°N / 90.76°W (Escuintla, Departamento de Escuintla, Guatemala)
Antipode14.21°S / 89.24°E
Intensidad del temblorTemblor ligero
Sentido64 informes
Fuente primaria de datosGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Volcán mas cercanoPacaya (26 km / 16 mi)
Lugares cercanos10 km al E de Masagua (Escuintla) (pop: 10,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
10 km al SSE de Escuintla (pop: 103,200) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
23 km al SSO de Palin (Palín, Escuintla) (pop: 31,300) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
32 km al ESE de Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa (Escuintla) (pop: 62,100) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
39 km al SSO de Petapa (Guatemala) (pop: 141,500) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
39 km al SO de Villa Canales (Guatemala) (pop: 122,200) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
40 km al SSO de Villa Nueva (Guatemala) (pop: 406,800) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
50 km al SSO de Mixco (Guatemala) (pop: 473,100) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
55 km al SSO de Ciudad de Guatemala (pop: 994,900) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
179 km al ONO de San Salvador (El Salvador) (pop: 526,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoFew Clouds 15.2°C (59 F), humidity: 93%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from N
Energía sísmica estimada liberada5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 GWh, equivalente a 1344 toneladas de TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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RevistaProf.UbicaciónFuente
5.3107 km- 6 km ENE of Masagua, GuatemalaGFZ
5.3110 km46 Km SSW of Mixco, GuatemalaEMSC
5.722 km17 Km Al Norte De Sipacate, GuatemalaINETER
5.3106 km5 Km E of Masagua, GuatemalaUSGS
5.3120 km45 Km SSW of Guatemala City, GuatemalaGeoAu
5.3124 km10 Km NNW of Cobán, GuatemalaBMKG

Seismograms

Seismic station: Tegucigalpa, Honduras (TGUH/CU network) | Distance from quake: 376 km / 234 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Tegucigalpa, Honduras: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
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User reports for this quake (82)

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Palin, Municipio de Palín, Escuintla (20.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I was lay down. I heard the sound coming while the tremble increased. My window and the walls cracked. The dogs were barking a few seconds before and during the earthquake. | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Villa Nueva, Guatemala (44.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : Slight movement the first 4 to 6 seconds and increased sideways shaking the next few seconds. I had time to evaluate if I should take any action, put my pants on, take my phone and walk out of the room. | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
La Candelaria Antigua Guatemala (39.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 15-20 s : I was in bed. The bed began to shake. I recognise  
Mixco, Municipio de Mixco, Guatemala (50 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Nos agarró dormidos, saludos desde Mixvo | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
San Marcos La Laguna (78.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala (50.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Mixco, Municipio de Mixco, Guatemala (53.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Almolonga, Quetzaltenango (105.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating
Escuintla (11.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
Guatemala City (52.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Panajachel, Sololá (72.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Ciudad Vieja, Sacatepéquez (34.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The tremor felt like a slow wave at first (reported through our app)  
Ciudad Vieja, Sacatepéquez (35.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up (reported through our app)  
Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala (53.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guatemala City (53.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa Escuintla (28.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 10-15 s
Guatemala, San Jose Pinula (52.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Escuintla (10.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Santa Rosa de Lima (53.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Guatemala City (53.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 10-15 s : Algo fuerte, me desperto (reported through our app)  
Ahuachapán, Ahuachapán (103.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 20-30 s
Guatemala City (54.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Guatemala - Villa Nueva (43.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Amatitlán (32.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Guatemala City (53.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Antigua Guatemala (39.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Escuintla, masagua (9.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Ilopango, San Salvador (189.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guatemala City (56.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 15-20 s
Mixco, Municipio de Mixco, Guatemala (53 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 10-15 s (reported through our app)
Escuintla (8.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 20-30 s (reported through our app)
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