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List of latest earthquakes near Quetzaltenango.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 20, 2024 03:47AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.3 85 km NW
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 20, 2024 02:12AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.7 146 km N
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 19, 2024 12:39PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.4 286 km WNW
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 19, 2024 05:57AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.0 290 km WSW
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 19, 2024 04:42AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.4 167 km W
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 19, 2024 03:44AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.4 298 km WNW
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 18, 2024 03:06PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.5 233 km WNW
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 18, 2024 12:23AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.7 125 km WNW
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 17, 2024 02:17PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.3 185 km W
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 17, 2024 01:59PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.5 282 km WNW
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 17, 2024 12:08PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.5 272 km WNW
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 17, 2024 09:37AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.1 243 km WNW
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 17, 2024 04:52AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.8 120 km WNW
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 17, 2024 04:23AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.7 234 km WNW
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 17, 2024 03:04AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.9 297 km W
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 16, 2024 03:21PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.9 193 km W
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 16, 2024 03:16PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.1 265 km WNW
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 15, 2024 12:05AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.9 196 km SSW
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 14, 2024 11:29PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.7 176 km NW
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 14, 2024 02:26PM
(Guatemala)
M 3.9 198 km W
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 13, 2024 04:37AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.4 234 km WNW
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 13, 2024 03:33AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.0 297 km NW
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 12, 2024 07:28PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.2 104 km WNW
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 12, 2024 03:57AM
(Guatemala)
M 3.8 211 km WSW
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 11, 2024 02:39PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.0 188 km NNE
from Quetzaltenango

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Quetzaltenango

Recent Quetzaltenango Earthquake News

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Quetzaltenango Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
447 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.3
Jul 20, 2024 03:47

Average

A total of 4472 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Quetzaltenango in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 447 earthquakes per year, or 37 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Quetzaltenango roughly every 0 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Quetzaltenango in 2019. A total of 623 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Quetzaltenango that year. The strongest had a 6.7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Quetzaltenango in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 9 or above have occurred near Quetzaltenango 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 Quetzaltenango (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 4277 95.64%
Mag. 5 176 3.94%
Mag. 6 18 0.4%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 1 0.02%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Quetzaltenango

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 8.2
On Sep 7, 2017 22:49.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.2
On Sep 7, 2017 22:49.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Quetzaltenango occurred on Sep 7, 2017 22:49 local time (America/Guatemala timezone). It had a magnitude of 8.2 and struck 257 kilometers (160 mi) west of Quetzaltenango, at a depth of 47 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Quetzaltenango in the list below.

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

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List of strongest earthquakes near Quetzaltenango.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Sep 7, 2017 10:49PM
(Guatemala)
M 8.2 257 km W
from Quetzaltenango
Jun 14, 2017 01:29AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.9 39 km NW
from Quetzaltenango
Jun 14, 2017 01:29AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.9 53 km W
from Quetzaltenango
Jun 22, 2017 06:31AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.8 137 km SSE
from Quetzaltenango
Feb 1, 2019 10:14AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.7 102 km W
from Quetzaltenango
Dec 17, 2015 01:49PM
(Guatemala)
M 6.6 251 km WNW
from Quetzaltenango
May 12, 2024 05:39AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.4 110 km WSW
from Quetzaltenango
May 17, 2023 05:02PM
(Guatemala)
M 6.4 82 km ENE
from Quetzaltenango
Nov 19, 2019 10:27PM
(Guatemala)
M 6.3 210 km WSW
from Quetzaltenango
Jul 14, 2023 03:29AM
(Guatemala)
M 6.3 256 km W
from Quetzaltenango

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Quetzaltenango

Nearest earthquakes from Quetzaltenango

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Quetzaltenango.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 1, 2015 06:44PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.8 5 km E
from Quetzaltenango
Jan 5, 2019 11:08AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.5 8 km NNE
from Quetzaltenango
Dec 15, 2017 03:07AM
(Guatemala)
M 5.1 13 km S
from Quetzaltenango
Apr 10, 2022 06:00AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.4 12 km N
from Quetzaltenango
Nov 20, 2015 12:17AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.4 16 km NE
from Quetzaltenango
Oct 20, 2016 09:13AM
(Guatemala)
M 4.6 16 km SW
from Quetzaltenango
Jan 20, 2015 12:59AM
(Guatemala)
M 5.5 17 km NNE
from Quetzaltenango
Aug 26, 2014 04:59PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.2 19 km NW
from Quetzaltenango
Dec 12, 2023 03:07PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.6 25 km SSW
from Quetzaltenango
Sep 3, 2018 12:11PM
(Guatemala)
M 4.6 26 km N
from Quetzaltenango

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Quetzaltenango

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Quetzaltenango?

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Quetzaltenango on the night of July 20, 2024 at 03:47 local time (America/Guatemala). The center of this earthquake was located 85km northwest of Quetzaltenango at a depth of 182km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Quetzaltenango in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Quetzaltenango?

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Quetzaltenango on the evening of September 7, 2017 at 22:49 local time (America/Guatemala). The center of this earthquake was located 257km west of Quetzaltenango at a depth of 47km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Quetzaltenango since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Quetzaltenango?

In the past 10 years, 4472 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Quetzaltenango. This averages to 447 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.