M 6.2 earthquake struck near Guatemala City, Guatemala
Magnitude 6.2 earthquake was registered 10 km (6 miles) ESE of Guatemala City, Guatemala on March 25, 2013 at 23:02:14 UTC. The epicenter was located 6 km (3 miles) NNW of San Jose Pinula and 7 km (4 miles) ENE of Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala at coordinates 14.599°N, 90.428°W. Epicenter was located at depth of 200.5 km (124.6 miles).
|Depth||200.5 km (124.6 miles)|
|Distances||6 km (3 miles) NNW of San Jose Pinula, Guatemala
7 km (4 miles) ENE of Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala
10 km (6 miles) ESE of Guatemala City, Guatemala
10 km (6 miles) SW of Palencia, Guatemala
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 19.7 km (12.2 miles); depth +/- 11.4 km (7.1 miles)|
|Parameters||NST= 85, Nph= 91, Dmin=346.2 km, Rmss=1.19 sec, Gp=104°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=6
USGS and EMSC reported M 6.2 at depth of 200 km and local INSUVIMEH recorded M 5.8 at about the same depth. Considering the depth of epicenter, this was not dangerous earthquake. However, this is still preliminary numbers.
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