A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (mg/mb) has striked on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Santa Maria Chiquimula in Guatemala. The temblor was reported at 12:59:52 / 12:59 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 161.92 km (101 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-20 06:59:52 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -91.3387 West, latitude 15.0224 North, depth 161.92 km.
Close countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San José Pinula, Palencia, Huehuetán.
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