Latest earthquakes near Guatemala City, Guatemala today

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List of latest earthquakes near Guatemala City.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Nov 27, 2023 01:44AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.8 191 km W
from Guatemala City
Nov 26, 2023 09:12PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.4 176 km W
from Guatemala City
Nov 26, 2023 05:45PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.1 241 km W
from Guatemala City
Nov 26, 2023 04:13PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.3 253 km WNW
from Guatemala City
Nov 26, 2023 07:33AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.3 279 km W
from Guatemala City
Nov 26, 2023 07:06AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.9 285 km SE
from Guatemala City
Nov 26, 2023 04:25AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.7 278 km WNW
from Guatemala City
Nov 26, 2023 02:48AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.0 295 km WNW
from Guatemala City
Nov 25, 2023 10:54AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.6 166 km SSE
from Guatemala City
Nov 24, 2023 08:43PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.0 176 km WSW
from Guatemala City
Nov 24, 2023 05:00AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.2 297 km W
from Guatemala City
Nov 23, 2023 09:30PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.6 271 km SE
from Guatemala City
Nov 23, 2023 03:08AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.3 232 km WNW
from Guatemala City
Nov 23, 2023 02:50AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.9 280 km W
from Guatemala City
Nov 21, 2023 04:38AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.0 262 km SE
from Guatemala City
Nov 19, 2023 04:33PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.9 191 km WNW
from Guatemala City
Nov 19, 2023 03:26PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.1 283 km W
from Guatemala City
Nov 19, 2023 02:47PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.0 285 km W
from Guatemala City
Nov 19, 2023 02:24PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.7 292 km WSW
from Guatemala City
Nov 19, 2023 02:22PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.0 288 km WSW
from Guatemala City
Nov 19, 2023 02:02PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.9 293 km WSW
from Guatemala City
Nov 19, 2023 01:38PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.0 295 km WSW
from Guatemala City
Nov 19, 2023 12:46PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.1 296 km WSW
from Guatemala City
Nov 19, 2023 11:25AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.1 290 km W
from Guatemala City
Nov 18, 2023 01:59AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.5 222 km W
from Guatemala City

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Recent Guatemala City Earthquake News

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

Guatemala City Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
313 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.8
Nov 27, 2023 01:44

Average

A total of 3135 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Guatemala City, Guatemala in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 313 earthquakes per year, or 26 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Guatemala City roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Guatemala City in 2019. A total of 455 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Guatemala City that year. The strongest had a 6.7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Guatemala City in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Guatemala City 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 City (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2970 94.74%
Mag. 5 149 4.75%
Mag. 6 16 0.51%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Guatemala City

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.9
On Jul 7, 2014 05:23.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Jan 13, 2001 11:33.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Guatemala City occurred on Jul 7, 2014 05:23 local time (America/Guatemala timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.9 and struck 210 kilometers (130 mi) west of Guatemala City, at a depth of 53 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Guatemala City in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Jan 13, 2001 11:33, 267 kilometers (166 mi) west of Guatemala City. It is the strongest earthquake near Guatemala City 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 Guatemala City, 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 City.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Guatemala City.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 7, 2014 05:23AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.9 210 km W
from Guatemala City
Jun 14, 2017 01:29AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.9 164 km W
from Guatemala City
Jun 14, 2017 01:29AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.9 143 km WNW
from Guatemala City
Jun 22, 2017 06:31AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.8 114 km SSW
from Guatemala City
Feb 1, 2019 10:14AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.7 209 km W
from Guatemala City
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
Feb 16, 2022 01:12AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.2 110 km WSW
from Guatemala City
May 12, 2017 04:41AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.2 198 km SSE
from Guatemala City
Oct 28, 2018 04:23PM
(Guatemala)
M 6.1 179 km S
from Guatemala City

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Nearest earthquakes from Guatemala City

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Guatemala City.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jan 4, 2016 07:26AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.4 5 km WNW
from Guatemala City
Oct 30, 2017 12:21PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.3 10 km SW
from Guatemala City
Mar 12, 2014 11:13AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.2 11 km SSE
from Guatemala City
Apr 15, 2019 10:04PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.5 14 km SW
from Guatemala City
May 2, 2016 09:13PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.3 17 km SSE
from Guatemala City
Jun 1, 2023 04:02AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.6 18 km W
from Guatemala City
Dec 24, 2018 10:46PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.4 17 km S
from Guatemala City
Jul 1, 2018 11:21AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.1 17 km SW
from Guatemala City
Feb 16, 2017 07:33AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.8 18 km SSW
from Guatemala City
Aug 6, 2022 09:07AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.1 21 km W
from Guatemala City

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Guatemala City

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Guatemala City, Guatemala?

A 3.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Guatemala City on the night of November 27, 2023 at 01:44 local time (America/Guatemala). The center of this earthquake was located 191km west of Guatemala City at a depth of 96km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Guatemala City, Guatemala in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Guatemala City, Guatemala?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Guatemala City on the morning of January 13, 2001 at 11:33 local time (America/Guatemala). The center of this earthquake was located 267km south-east of Guatemala City at a depth of 60km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Guatemala City since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Guatemala City, Guatemala?

In the past 10 years, 3135 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Guatemala City. This averages to 314 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.