Terremoto leve mag. 4.6 - Municipio de Asuncion Mita, 17 km ENE of Jutiapa, Guatemala, Monday, 29 Mar. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.6 - Municipio de Asuncion Mita, 17 km ENE of Jutiapa, Guatemala, Monday, 29 Mar. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.6 at 225 km depth

29 Mar 02:06 UTC: Primero en informar: USGS después de 18 minutos.
Update Mon, 29 Mar 2021, 02:12
Magnitude 4.6 earthquake strikes near Jutiapa, Municipio de Jutiapa, Departamento de Jutiapa, Guatemala
4.6 quake 28 Mar 7:49 pm (GMT -6)
4.6 quake 28 Mar 7:49 pm (GMT -6)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred only 23 minutes ago 17 km northeast of Jutiapa, Guatemala, the United States Geological Survey reported.
The quake hit at an intermediate to considerable depth of 225.4 km beneath the epicenter near Jutiapa, Municipio de Jutiapa, Departamento de Jutiapa, Guatemala, early evening on Sunday 28 March 2021 at 7:49 pm local time. 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.6 as well.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Asuncion Mita (pop. 15,600, 4 km away), Jutiapa (pop. 34,300, 17 km away), Santa Catarina Pinula (pop. 68,000, 86 km away), Villa Canales (pop. 122,200, 87 km away), Guatemala City (pop. 994,900, 90 km away), Petapa (pop. 141,500, 90 km away), Chinautla (pop. 97,200, 92 km away), San Salvador (pop. 526,000, 93 km away), Villa Nueva (pop. 406,800, 93 km away), and Mixco (pop. 473,100, 99 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 29 Mar 2021 01:49:08 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Sunday, 28 Mar 2021 19:49 (GMT -6)
Magnitud: 4.6
Profundidad: 225.4 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 14.3243°N / 89.7445°W (Asunción Mita, Departamento de Jutiapa, Guatemala)
Volcán mas cercano: Suchitán (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km al OSO de Asuncion Mita (Jutiapa) (pop: 15,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
17 km al ENE de Jutiapa (pop: 34,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
86 km al ESE de Santa Catarina Pinula (Guatemala) (pop: 68,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
87 km al E de Villa Canales (Guatemala) (pop: 122,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
90 km al ESE de Ciudad de Guatemala (pop: 994,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
90 km al ESE de Petapa (Guatemala) (pop: 141,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
92 km al ESE de Chinautla (Guatemala) (pop: 97,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
93 km al NO de San Salvador (El Salvador) (pop: 526,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
93 km al ESE de Villa Nueva (Guatemala) (pop: 406,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
99 km al ESE de Mixco (Guatemala) (pop: 473,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 24°C (75 F), humidity: 63%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from NW
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 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.
MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
4.6225 km3 Km WSW of Asunción Mita, GuatemalaUSGS
4.6225 kmGUATEMALAEMSC

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