Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 59 km west of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, on Wednesday, 3 Mar 2021 12:50 pm (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 59 km west of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, on Wednesday, 3 Mar 2021 12:50 pm (GMT -6)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.2 at 96 km depth

3 Mar 18:56 UTC: Premier à signaler: INETER après 6 minutes.
3 Mar 19:00: Magnitude recalculée de 4.1 à 4.2. Profondeur recalculée de 92.0 à 96.0 km (de 57 à 60 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 3.3 km (2.1 mi) au N.
Date & time: 3 Mar 2021 18:50:21 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: mercredi, 3 mars 2021 12:50 (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.2
Profondeur: 96.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.69°N / 92.05°W (Departamento de Quetzaltenango, Guatemala)
Volcan le plus près: Tajumulco (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km SSO de Pajapita (San Marcos) (pop: 8,160) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
20 km O de Coatepeque (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 45,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
33 km SE de Tapachula (Chiapas, Mexique) (pop: 202,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
34 km O de Colomba (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 19,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
40 km ONO de Nuevo San Carlos (Retalhuleu) (pop: 19,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
44 km SO de San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos) (pop: 40,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
50 km OSO de Ostuncalco (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 28,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
59 km OSO de Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
65 km OSO de Cantel (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 26,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
165 km O de Guatemala (pop: 994,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 33°C (91 F), humidity: 49%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from W
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.
MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
4.296 km25 Km Al Noreste De San Marcos, GuatemalaINETER
4.2108 kmGUATEMALAEMSC
4.2108 km14 Km Al NORESTE De CD HIDALGO, CHIS, GuatemalaSSN

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
167.9 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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