Latest earthquakes near Chiquimula today

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List of latest earthquakes near Chiquimula.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Nov 27, 2023 01:33PM
(Guatemala)
M 2.7 273 km SSE
from Chiquimula
Nov 27, 2023 07:19AM
(Guatemala)
M 2.5 296 km SE
from Chiquimula
Nov 27, 2023 04:52AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.0 285 km SSE
from Chiquimula
Nov 27, 2023 01:44AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.8 295 km W
from Chiquimula
Nov 26, 2023 09:12PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.4 281 km W
from Chiquimula
Nov 26, 2023 09:02PM
(Guatemala)
M 2.9 277 km SSE
from Chiquimula
Nov 26, 2023 07:06AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.9 231 km SSE
from Chiquimula
Nov 26, 2023 03:52AM
(Guatemala)
M 2.8 280 km SSE
from Chiquimula
Nov 25, 2023 10:54AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.6 180 km SSW
from Chiquimula
Nov 24, 2023 08:43PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.0 280 km WSW
from Chiquimula
Nov 23, 2023 09:30PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.6 239 km SSE
from Chiquimula
Nov 23, 2023 06:32PM
(Guatemala)
M 2.5 288 km SSE
from Chiquimula
Nov 23, 2023 08:22AM
(Guatemala)
M 2.9 274 km SSE
from Chiquimula
Nov 22, 2023 09:02PM
(Guatemala)
M 2.9 281 km SSE
from Chiquimula
Nov 21, 2023 06:04AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.0 285 km SSE
from Chiquimula
Nov 21, 2023 04:38AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.0 223 km SSE
from Chiquimula
Nov 21, 2023 01:04AM
(Guatemala)
M 2.9 283 km SSE
from Chiquimula
Nov 20, 2023 08:53PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.2 277 km SSE
from Chiquimula
Nov 20, 2023 05:35PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.5 297 km SE
from Chiquimula
Nov 19, 2023 04:33PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.9 286 km W
from Chiquimula
Nov 18, 2023 01:30AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.1 272 km SSE
from Chiquimula
Nov 17, 2023 10:15PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.0 273 km SSE
from Chiquimula
Nov 17, 2023 06:15PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.6 276 km SE
from Chiquimula
Nov 17, 2023 04:00PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.2 174 km SSW
from Chiquimula
Nov 17, 2023 11:34AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.8 273 km SSE
from Chiquimula

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Chiquimula

Recent Chiquimula Earthquake News

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

Chiquimula Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
196 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.7
Nov 27, 2023 13:33

Average

A total of 1967 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Chiquimula in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 196 earthquakes per year, or 16 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Chiquimula roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Chiquimula in 2019. A total of 245 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Chiquimula that year. The strongest had a 6.6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Chiquimula in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Chiquimula 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 Chiquimula (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1837 93.39%
Mag. 5 118 6.0%
Mag. 6 11 0.56%
Mag. 7 1 0.05%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Chiquimula

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.3
On Oct 13, 2014 21:51.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Sep 6, 1915 19:18.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Chiquimula occurred on Oct 13, 2014 21:51 local time (America/Guatemala timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.3 and struck 296 kilometers (184 mi) south-southeast of Chiquimula, at a depth of 40 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Chiquimula in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Sep 6, 1915 19:18, 95 kilometers (59 mi) south-southeast of Chiquimula. It is the strongest earthquake near Chiquimula in the past 123 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Chiquimula 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 Chiquimula.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Chiquimula.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Oct 13, 2014 09:51PM
(Guatemala)
M 7.3 296 km SSE
from Chiquimula
Jun 14, 2017 01:29AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.9 265 km W
from Chiquimula
Jun 14, 2017 01:29AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.9 240 km W
from Chiquimula
Jun 22, 2017 06:31AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.8 195 km SW
from Chiquimula
May 30, 2019 03:03AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.6 180 km S
from Chiquimula
Jul 18, 2023 06:22PM
(Guatemala)
M 6.5 273 km SE
from Chiquimula
May 17, 2023 05:02PM
(Guatemala)
M 6.4 140 km WNW
from Chiquimula
May 12, 2017 04:41AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.2 216 km SSW
from Chiquimula
Feb 16, 2022 01:12AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.2 212 km WSW
from Chiquimula
Dec 7, 2014 03:16PM
(Guatemala)
M 6.1 243 km WSW
from Chiquimula

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Chiquimula

Nearest earthquakes from Chiquimula

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Chiquimula. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Chiquimula.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jan 30, 2015 09:01AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.0 51 km SE
from Chiquimula
Apr 5, 2019 05:53PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.4 54 km ESE
from Chiquimula
Jan 31, 2015 05:40AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.6 54 km SE
from Chiquimula
Mar 28, 2021 07:49PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.6 57 km SSW
from Chiquimula
Aug 13, 2023 12:22AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.8 57 km SSW
from Chiquimula
Jan 10, 2018 09:43AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.1 60 km SW
from Chiquimula
Jul 25, 2014 01:10AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.3 60 km SW
from Chiquimula
Jan 29, 2020 01:14AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.1 62 km SW
from Chiquimula
Oct 16, 2014 01:00PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.2 65 km NNW
from Chiquimula
May 27, 2018 01:16PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.4 70 km SSW
from Chiquimula

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Chiquimula

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Chiquimula?

A 2.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Chiquimula on the afternoon of November 27, 2023 at 13:33 local time (America/Guatemala). The center of this earthquake was located 273km south-southeast of Chiquimula at a depth of 25km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Chiquimula in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Chiquimula?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Chiquimula on the evening of September 6, 1915 at 19:18 local time (America/Guatemala). The center of this earthquake was located 95km south-east of Chiquimula at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Chiquimula since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Chiquimula?

In the past 10 years, 1967 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Chiquimula. This averages to 197 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.