Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 42 km west of Retalhuleu, Guatemala, on Monday, 15 Feb 2021 2:31 pm (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 42 km west of Retalhuleu, Guatemala, on Monday, 15 Feb 2021 2:31 pm (GMT -6)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.3 at 54 km depth

15 Feb 20:35 UTC: Premier à signaler: INETER après 4 minutes.
15 Feb 20:42: Magnitude recalculée de 4.0 à 4.3. Profondeur recalculée de 54.0 à 53.0 km (de 34 à 33 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 1.5 km (1 mi) au NE.
15 Feb 21:49: Profondeur recalculée de 53.0 à 54.0 km (de 33 à 34 mi).
Date & time: 15 Feb 2021 20:31:07 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: lundi, 15 févr. 2021 14:31 (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.3
Profondeur: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.54°N / 92.07°W (Departamento de Retalhuleu, Guatemala)
Volcan le plus près: Tajumulco (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km ENE de Ocos (Ocós, San Marcos) (pop: 9,460) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
29 km SO de Coatepeque (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 45,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
41 km OSO de Colomba (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 19,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
41 km O de Nuevo San Carlos (Retalhuleu) (pop: 19,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
42 km O de Retalhuleu (pop: 36,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
45 km SSE de Tapachula (Chiapas, Mexique) (pop: 202,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
58 km SO de San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos) (pop: 40,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
61 km SO de Ostuncalco (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 28,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
68 km OSO de Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
168 km O de Guatemala (pop: 994,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 29.1°C (84 F), humidity: 40%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from SW
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
4.354 km14 Km Al Norte De San Marcos, GuatemalaINETER

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
66.7 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
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