Terremoto leve mag. 4.4 - Departamento de San Marcos, 33 km W of Huehuetenango, Guatemala, Monday, 29 Mar. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.4 - Departamento de San Marcos, 33 km W of Huehuetenango, Guatemala, Monday, 29 Mar. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.4 at 205 km depth

29 Mar 15:00 UTC: Primero en informar: USGS después de 22 minutos.
Update Mon, 29 Mar 2021, 15:06
Magnitude 4.4 earthquake strikes near San Marcos, Municipio de San Marcos, Departamento de San Marcos, Guatemala
4.4 quake 29 Mar 8:38 am (GMT -6)
4.4 quake 29 Mar 8:38 am (GMT -6)
The United States Geological Survey reported a magnitude 4.4 quake in Guatemala near San Marcos, Municipio de San Marcos, Departamento de San Marcos, only 28 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the morning on Monday 29 March 2021 at 8:38 am local time at an intermediate to considerable depth of 205.4 km. 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 4.4 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 San Miguel Ixtahuacan (pop. 3,700, 3 km away), Comitancillo (pop. 19,700, 21 km away), San Pedro Sacatepéquez (pop. 40,000, 34 km away), San Marcos (pop. 25,100, 35 km away), Jacaltenango (pop. 34,100, 44 km away), Momostenango (pop. 31,700, 47 km away), Ostuncalco (pop. 28,900, 48 km away), San Francisco (pop. 54,500, 51 km away), and Quetzaltenango (pop. 132,200, 56 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 29 Mar 2021 14:38:22 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Monday, 29 Mar 2021 08:38 (GMT -6)
Magnitud: 4.4
Profundidad: 205.4 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 15.2756°N / 91.7762°W (Departamento de San Marcos, Guatemala)
Volcán mas cercano: Tajumulco (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km al O de San Miguel Ixtahuacan (San Marcos) (pop: 3,660) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
21 km al N de Comitancillo (San Marcos) (pop: 19,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
34 km al N de San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos) (pop: 40,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
35 km al N de La Union (San Marcos) (pop: 25,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
44 km al S de Jacaltenango (Huehuetenango) (pop: 34,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
47 km al ONO de Momostenango (Totonicapán) (pop: 31,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
48 km al NNO de Ostuncalco (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 28,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
51 km al NO de San Francisco (Totonicapán) (pop: 54,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
56 km al NNO de Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
153 km al ONO de Ciudad de Guatemala (pop: 994,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 13.4°C (56 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from ESE
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.4205 km3 Km W of San Miguel Ixtahuacán, GuatemalaUSGS

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