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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 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.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 6, 2022 15:07:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 9:07 am (GMT -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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.6191 km8 Km Al Sureste De Chimaltenango, GuatemalaINETER

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