Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 15 km south of Champerico, Guatemala, on Sunday, 17 Jan 2021 10:33 pm (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 15 km south of Champerico, Guatemala, on Sunday, 17 Jan 2021 10:33 pm (GMT -6)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.2 at 28 km depth

18 Jan 04:42 UTC: Premier à signaler: INETER après 8 minutes.
Update Mon, 18 Jan 2021, 04:48
Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Champerico, Municipio de Champerico, Departamento de Retalhuleu, Guatemala
4.2 quake 17 Jan 10:33 pm (GMT -6)
4.2 quake 17 Jan 10:33 pm (GMT -6)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred only 14 minutes ago 15 km south of Champerico, Guatemala, the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (INETER) reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 28 km beneath the epicenter near Champerico, Municipio de Champerico, Departamento de Retalhuleu, Guatemala, late at night on Sunday 17 January 2021 at 10:33 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.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Champerico (pop. 7,800) located 15 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Retalhuleu (pop. 36,700) located 50 km from the epicenter, Nuevo San Carlos (pop. 19,200) 54 km away, Coatepeque (pop. 45,700) 61 km away, Mazatenango (pop. 44,100) 61 km away, Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate (pop. 18,200) 62 km away, Colomba (pop. 19,100) 65 km away, and San Pablo Jocopilas (pop. 20,300) 70 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 18 Jan 2021 04:33:54 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: dimanche, 17 janv. 2021 22:33 (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.2
Profondeur: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.16°N / 91.92°W (Océan Pacifique Nord, Guatemala)
Volcan le plus près: Santiaguito (78 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km S de Champerico (pop: 7,760) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
49 km SSO de Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
54 km SSO de Nuevo San Carlos (pop: 19,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
61 km S de Coatepeque (pop: 45,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
62 km OSO de Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate (pop: 18,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
64 km SSO de Colomba (pop: 19,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
69 km SO de San Pablo Jocopilas (pop: 20,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
87 km SSO de Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
151 km OSO de San Juan Sacatepéquez (pop: 136,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
161 km OSO de Guatemala (pop: 994,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 18.9°C (66 F), humidity: 95%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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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.
4.228 km15 Km Al Sur De Champerico, GuatemalaINETER
4.266 km55 Km Al SURESTE De CD HIDALGO, CHIS, GuatemalaSSN

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