6.8 magnitude earthquake 12 km from Puerto San José, Escuintla, Guatemala

1979-10-27 14:35:57 UTC

UTC time: Saturday, October 27, 1979 14:35 PM
Your time: 1979-10-27T14:35:57Z
Magnitude Type: ms
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 0 people


A

6.8 magnitude earthquake

1979-10-27 14:35:57 UTC at 14:35
October 27, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 13.833, -90.881
12.2 km from Puerto San José (7.2 miles)

Depth: 58 km

Aftershocks:
B

4.9 magnitude earthquake

1979-10-27 15:02:28 UTC at 15:02
October 27, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 14.198, -90.359
9.2 km from Santa María Ixhuatán (5.2 miles)

Depth: 59 km

C

4.9 magnitude earthquake

1979-10-27 16:10:58 UTC at 16:10
October 27, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 13.707, -90.879
25.2 km from Puerto San José (15.2 miles)

Coast Of Guatemala

Depth: 84 km

D

6.6 magnitude earthquake

1979-10-27 21:43:24 UTC at 21:43
October 27, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 13.778, -90.73
17.2 km from Iztapa (10.2 miles)

Depth: 65 km

E

4.0 magnitude earthquake

1979-10-28 12:54:01 UTC at 12:54
October 28, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 13.817, -90.66
13.2 km from Iztapa (8.2 miles)

Depth: 90 km