Strong earthquake near Champerico, Guatemala

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CHAMPERICO, Guatemala – An earthquake with magnitude 6.2 occurred near Champerico, Guatemala at 14:11:29.90 UTC on Apr 15, 2016.

Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.2

Date-Time • 15 Apr 2016 14:11:30 UTC
• 15 Apr 2016 08:11:30 near epicenter


Location 13.475N 92.163W

Depth 48 km

Distances • 95 km (58 mi) SSW of Champerico, Guatemala
• 119 km (73 mi) S of Suchiate, Mexico
• 123 km (76 mi) SW of Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala
• 124 km (76 mi) SW of Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate, Guatemala
• 219 km (135 mi) SW of Guatemala City, Guatemala

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 7.9 km; Vertical 8.6 km
Parameters Nph = 110; Dmin = 126.6 km; Rmss = 1.12 seconds; Gp = 132°