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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 2.7 km south of La Union, Municipio de San Marcos, Guatemala, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 07:52 GMT

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.9 quake 4.8 km west of Cabrican, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, June 14, 2017 07:29 GMT, which had occurred 24 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 2.7 km south of La Union, Municipio de San Marcos, Guatemala, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 07:52 GMT Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 2.7 km south of La Union, Municipio de San Marcos, Guatemala, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 07:52 GMT

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 104 km depth

14 Jun 07:59 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 103.0 to 104.0 km.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 14, 2017 07:52:44 UTC
Local time at epicenter
Depth104.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude14.94°N / 91.8°W (San Marcos, Guatemala)
Antipode14.94°S / 88.2°E
Shaking intensityModerate shaking
Felt4 reports
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearest volcanoTajumulco (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities3 km (2 mi) SSW of La Union (San Marcos) (pop: 25,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
5 km (3 mi) SW of San Pedro Sacatepéquez (San Marcos) (pop: 40,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (11 mi) SSW of Comitancillo (San Marcos) (pop: 19,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) WNW of Ostuncalco (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 28,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) NNW of Colomba (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 19,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) NNE of Coatepec (Quetzaltenango) (pop: 45,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) WNW of Quetzaltenango (pop: 132,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) W of San Francisco El Alto (Totonicapán) (pop: 54,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (27 mi) WSW of Momostenango (Totonicapán) (pop: 31,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
142 km (88 mi) WNW of Guatemala (pop: 994,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
5.0104 kmGuatemalaGFZ
5.095 km- 1km E of Nuevo Progreso, GuatemalaUSGS


Seismic station: Tegucigalpa, Honduras (TGUH/CU network) | Distance from quake: 497 km / 309 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Tegucigalpa, Honduras: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.1-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (6)

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Santa Lucia Milpas Altas, Sacatepequez, Guatemala (127.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Not as bad as the first one. I was already awake from the first one, so this one didn't scare me.  
Antigua guatemala / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Amatitlan, Guatemala (136.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Guatemala (241.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Nuevo Cuscatlan (El Salvador, 303 km SE of epicenter) : Very mild but woke me up. It was very long (reported through EMSC)  
Santa Tecla (El Salvador, 279 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintió en El Salvador (reported through EMSC)  


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