miércoles, 14 de junio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (5M,depth:95.28km) in Guatemala at 6/14/2017 7:52:43 AM

Green Earthquake in Guatemala


Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).


This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5M, Depth:95.28km
  • 14 Jun 2017 07:52:43 UTC
  • 5579133 people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 5 M
  • Depth: 95.28 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 14.7999, -91.9036
  • Time (UTC): 14 Jun 2017 07:52:43
  • Time (ECT): 14 Jun 2017 09:52:43

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inGuatemala, Department of San Marcos (population 808,778). The nearest places are San Ignacio (5km), Laguna Seca (5km), El Tumbador (7400 people , 8km), Santa Clara (9km), El Amparo (10km), and 150 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Retalhuleu (runway 4900ft, 38km), Tapachula (43km), Quezaltenango (43km), Tapachula International (runway 6500ft, 50km), and Huehuetenango (75km). The nearest ports are Puerto Madero (55km), Champerico (57km), and Playa Grande (88km).

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 4 million people 230
50 km 2.4 million people 315
20 km 380000 people 308
10 km 73000 people 233



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