Terremoto moderato mag. 4.2 - North Pacific Ocean, 88 km a sud da San Jose, Guatemala, sábbato, 02 gennaio 2021 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.2 - North Pacific Ocean, 88 km a sud da San Jose, Guatemala, sábbato, 02 gennaio 2021

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.2 at 10 km depth

2 Jan 23:21 UTC: Primo a segnalare: INETER dopo 6 minuti.
Update Sat, 2 Jan 2021, 23:27
Light magnitude 4.2 quake hits 88 km south of Puerto San José, Guatemala in the afternoon
4.2 quake 2 Jan 5:15 pm (GMT -6)
4.2 quake 2 Jan 5:15 pm (GMT -6)
A shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported in the afternoon near Puerto San José, Municipio de San José, Departamento de Escuintla, Guatemala.
According to the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (INETER), the quake hit on Saturday 2 January 2021 at 5:15 pm local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. 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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Puerto San José (pop. 18,700) located 88 km from the epicenter, Iztapa (pop. 4,000) 91 km away, and La Gomera (pop. 24,000) 104 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 2 Jan 2021 23:15:05 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Saturday, 2 Jan 2021 17:15 (GMT -6)
Magnitudine: 4.2
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 13.148°N / 90.96°W (North Pacific Ocean, Guatemala)
Vulcano più vicino: Tecuamburro (127 km / 79 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km S da San Jose (Municipio de San José) (pop: 18,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
130 km S da Escuintla (pop: 103,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
132 km S da Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa (pop: 62,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
155 km SSO da Villa Canales (pop: 122,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
157 km SSO da Petapa (pop: 141,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
169 km S da Chimaltenango (pop: 82,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
169 km SSO da Mixco (pop: 473,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
173 km SSO da Città del Guatemala (pop: 994,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
197 km SSE da Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
201 km OSO da San Salvador (El Salvador) (pop: 526,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 27.8°C (82 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from W
Fonte dati primaria: INETER
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 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.
MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
4.210 km- 88 km SSW of Puerto San José, GuatemalaINETER
4.210 kmOFFSHORE GUATEMALAEMSC
4.210 km88 Km SSW of Puerto San José, GuatemalaUSGS

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