Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Departamento de Sacatepéquez, 27 km west of Guatemala, Departamento de Guatemala, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 9:07 am (GMT -6) -

Updated: Tue, Aug 9, 2022 01:26 GMT -
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Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Departamento de Sacatepéquez, 27 km west of Guatemala, Departamento de Guatemala, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 9:07 am (GMT -6) Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Departamento de Sacatepéquez, 27 km west of Guatemala, Departamento de Guatemala, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 9:07 am (GMT -6)

Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 191 km depth

6 Aug 15:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 7 minutes.
6 Aug 15:21: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 3.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 190.0 to 191.0 km (from 118 to 119 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.5 km (3.4 mi) towards N.
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Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 6, 2022 15:07:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 9:07 am (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.6
Depth191.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude14.62°N / 90.762°W (Departamento de Sacatepéquez, Guatemala)
Antipode14.62°S / 89.238°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceINETER
Nearest volcanoAgua (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities3 km (2 mi) NNW of Pastores (Sacatepéquez) (pop: 10,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
4 km (3 mi) SW of Sumpango (Sacatepéquez) (pop: 20,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
7 km (4 mi) NNW of Santiago de los Caballeros de Guatemala (Sacatepéquez) (pop: 39,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
8 km (5 mi) SE of Chimaltenango (pop: 82,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
11 km (7 mi) N of Ciudad Vieja (Sacatepéquez) (pop: 30,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (10 mi) W of Mixco (Guatemala) (pop: 473,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (10 mi) SW of San Juan Sacatepéquez (Guatemala) (pop: 136,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) W of Guatemala (pop: 994,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 22.5°C (73 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NE
Estimated seismic energy released1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.6191 km8 Km Al Sureste De Chimaltenango, GuatemalaINETER

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