Terremoto moderato mag. 4.2 - North Pacific Ocean, 191 km a sud da Città del Guatemala, Municipio de Guatemala, giovedí, 07 gennaio 2021 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.2 - North Pacific Ocean, 191 km a sud da Città del Guatemala, Municipio de Guatemala, giovedí, 07 gennaio 2021

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.2 at 8 km depth

7 Jan 10:07 UTC: Primo a segnalare: INETER dopo 5 minuti.
7 Jan 10:14: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.3 a 4.2. Profondità ricalcolata da 10.0 a 32.0 km (da 6.2 a 19.9 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 44 km (28 mi) al SO.
7 Jan 10:28: Profondità ricalcolata da 32.0 a 7.0 km (da 19.9 a 4.3 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 9.4 km (5.9 mi) al ENE.
7 Jan 13:42: Profondità ricalcolata da 7.0 a 8.0 km (da 4.3 a 5 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 14 km (9 mi) al NNE.
Update Thu, 7 Jan 2021, 10:12
Light 4.3 quake hits near Puerto San José, Municipio de San José, Departamento de Escuintla, Guatemala
4.3 quake 7 Jan 4:02 am (GMT -6)
4.3 quake 7 Jan 4:02 am (GMT -6)
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake near Puerto San José, Municipio de San José, Departamento de Escuintla, Guatemala, was reported only 10 minutes ago by the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (INETER), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in this part of the world. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Thursday 7 January 2021 at 4:02 am 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.
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) 90 km away, and La Gomera (pop. 24,000) 107 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 7 Jan 2021 10:02:16 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Thursday, 7 Jan 2021 04:02 (GMT -6)
Magnitudine: 4.2
Profondità: 8.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 12.996°N / 91.022°W (North Pacific Ocean, Guatemala)
Vulcano più vicino: Tecuamburro (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
106 km S da San Jose (Municipio de San José) (pop: 18,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
147 km S da Escuintla (pop: 103,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
174 km SSO da Villa Canales (pop: 122,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
175 km SSO da Petapa (pop: 141,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
176 km SSO da Villa Nueva (pop: 406,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
186 km S da Chimaltenango (pop: 82,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
187 km SSO da Mixco (pop: 473,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
191 km SSO da Città del Guatemala (pop: 994,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
211 km SSE da Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
213 km OSO da San Salvador (El Salvador) (pop: 526,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 27.4°C (81 F), humidity: 66%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from NNE
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
4.28 km105 Km Al Sur De Sipacate, GuatemalaINETER
4.235 km83 Km S of Puerto San José, GuatemalaUSGS
4.262 kmOFFSHORE GUATEMALAEMSC
4.368 kmNear Coast of GuatemalaGFZ

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