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List of latest earthquakes near Guatemala.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 26, 2024 07:14PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.0 134 km S
from Guatemala City
May 26, 2024 01:56PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.2 286 km W
from Guatemala City
May 26, 2024 04:53AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.6 277 km WNW
from Huehuetenango
May 26, 2024 02:48AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.0 283 km SSE
from Chiquimula
May 26, 2024 01:22AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.9 83 km W
from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
May 25, 2024 10:41PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.5 199 km W
from Huehuetenango
May 25, 2024 12:47PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.8 288 km W
from Guatemala City
May 25, 2024 05:59AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.1 227 km W
from Guatemala City
May 25, 2024 04:34AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.7 232 km WNW
from Quetzaltenango
May 25, 2024 03:19AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.2 259 km SE
from Jutiapa
May 25, 2024 02:14AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.5 209 km WNW
from Quetzaltenango
May 24, 2024 09:23PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.7 286 km SE
from Guatemala City
May 24, 2024 02:32PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.4 239 km W
from Guatemala City
May 24, 2024 10:14AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.0 262 km SE
from Chiquimula
May 24, 2024 09:55AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.0 99 km WSW
from Retalhuleu
May 24, 2024 05:31AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.0 291 km SE
from Jutiapa
May 23, 2024 11:15PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.5 297 km SE
from Villa Canales
May 23, 2024 10:16PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.0 261 km SE
from Jutiapa
May 23, 2024 04:38PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.9 228 km WNW
from Quetzaltenango
May 23, 2024 02:10PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.1 89 km SW
from Quetzaltenango
May 23, 2024 05:51AM
(Guatemala)
M 2.8 282 km SE
from Guatemala City
May 23, 2024 05:45AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.6 264 km SE
from Guatemala City
May 23, 2024 03:29AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.7 282 km W
from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
May 23, 2024 02:15AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.6 272 km SE
from Chiquimula
May 23, 2024 02:09AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.8 268 km WSW
from Quetzaltenango

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Guatemala

Recent Guatemala Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Guatemala. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Guatemala and elsewhere.

Guatemala Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
590 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4
May 26, 2024 19:14

Average

A total of 5904 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Guatemala in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 590 earthquakes per year, or 49 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Guatemala roughly every 14 hours.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Guatemala in 2017. A total of 827 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Guatemala that year. The strongest had a 6.9 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Guatemala with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Guatemala in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Guatemala during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Guatemala (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 5657 95.82%
Mag. 5 230 3.9%
Mag. 6 17 0.29%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Guatemala

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.9
On Jul 7, 2014 05:23.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Sep 6, 1915 19:18.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Guatemala occurred on Jul 7, 2014 05:23 local time (America/Guatemala timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.9 and struck 80 kilometers (50 mi) west-southwest of San Pedro Sacatepéquez, at a depth of 53 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Guatemala in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Sep 6, 1915 19:18, 172 kilometers (107 mi) west-southwest of Guatemala City. It is the strongest earthquake near Guatemala in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Guatemala in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Guatemala.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Guatemala.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 7, 2014 05:23AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.9 80 km WSW
from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
Jun 14, 2017 01:29AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.9 15 km N
from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
Jun 14, 2017 01:29AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.9 27 km WSW
from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
Jun 22, 2017 06:31AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.8 99 km SSW
from Villa Nueva
Feb 1, 2019 10:14AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.7 81 km WSW
from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
May 30, 2019 03:03AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.6 207 km SE
from Guatemala City
May 17, 2023 05:02PM
(Guatemala)
M 6.4 61 km NNW
from Guatemala City
May 12, 2024 05:39AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.4 100 km WSW
from Quetzaltenango
May 12, 2017 04:41AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.2 198 km SSE
from Guatemala City
Feb 16, 2022 01:12AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.2 97 km WSW
from Villa Nueva

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Guatemala

Earthquakes by region of Guatemala

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Guatemala.

When was the last earthquake in Guatemala?

A 4 magnitude earthquake hit near Guatemala on the evening of May 26, 2024 at 19:14 local time (America/Guatemala). The center of this earthquake was located 134km south of Guatemala City at a depth of 20km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Guatemala in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Guatemala?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Guatemala on the evening of September 6, 1915 at 19:18 local time (America/Guatemala). The center of this earthquake was located 172km east-southeast of Guatemala City at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Guatemala since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Guatemala?

In the past 10 years, 5904 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Guatemala. This averages to 590 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 15 hours.