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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Guatemala on Monday, 18 June 2018

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Guatemala on Monday, 18 June 2018
18 Jun 02:39 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Date & time: Monday, 18 June 2018 02:32 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 97.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.23°N / 90.65°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Pacaya (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) NW of Guanagazapa (pop: 2,800)
17 km (10 mi) SE of Escuintla (pop: 103,200)
20 km (13 mi) SE of Palín (pop: 31,300)
45 km (28 mi) S of Mixco (pop: 473,100)
48 km (30 mi) SW of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
169 km (105 mi) NW of San Salvador (pop: 526,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 18 Jun 02:32 UTCM 5.5 / 97 km GuatemalaGFZ
2018-06-17 20:32:56 -06:00 (18 Jun 02:32:56 UTC)M 5.6 / 99.7 km- 5km SSW of Guanagazapa, GuatemalaUSGS
Mon, 18 Jun 02:32 UTCM 5.6 / 148 km GUATEMALAEMSC

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Lake Atitlan / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
41 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Antigua, Guatemala (34.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It scared the hell out of us. We ran out of the house and into our yard. It seemed to last about 30 seconds, maybe longer. We felt a few mild aftershocks. (reported through our app)
Guatemala city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guatemala, zona 9 (43.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Guatemala city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guatemala city / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Nothing much, just felt a,slight movement while watching tv
Guatemala City (47 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sitting on my sofa and felt it move like in a burst
158.1 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Muy suave y largo (reported through our app)
51.1 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Posada San Sebastián, antigua, Guatemala (9.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Smooth shaking. Not a jolt. Did not see anything move. Definitely could feel it and jumped under the furniture.
San Miguel Petapa (35.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
So so nate, salvador / Light shaking (MMI IV) : First ever felt tremer! First one wasn't too strong second was pretty long and scary!
166.7 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Antigua Guatemala (36.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
56.3 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Guatemala, Guatemala (42.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
san salvador / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Pedro de la laguna Guatemala / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sounded like many concrete blocks falling. Shook casa for 2 seconds. Deep rumble. Everyone in town stopped what they were doing for 20 minutes.
42.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
48.6 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
40.3 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San José Villanueva, La Libertad, El Salvador (164.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guatemala City / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Carretera a El Salvador, Guatemala / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Villa Nueva / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
mixco (46.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Mixco (41.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
22 ave B zona 15 Guatemala City (43.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Malacatân, San Marcos, Guatemala (169.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Guatemala city (33.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Good (reported through our app)
Santiago Atitlan (77.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Guatemala Capatal / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Guatemala City, Zona 10 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My very first earthquake! Hope everyone is ok.
130.7 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
163.6 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
164.4 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
San Lucas Sacatepéquez (42.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Antigua (36.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Villa Nueva, Guatemala (29.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Coban, Alta Verapaz / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Estaba en Coban, a 250kms
49.2 km N of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Guatemala Ciudad (48.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
San Pedro, zone 1 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Gua (44.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Very light..here in Guatemala City.
San Marcos La Laguna (83.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Guatemala Villa Nueva (33.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Soleil Pacifico San José / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Villa Nueva, Guatemala. (32.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Muy fuerte, tenemos en mi pais 3 volcanes activos en este momento, el de fuego, el pacaya y santiaguito. (reported through our app)
Santiago Atitlan / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sleeping but it woke me up, it felt long.
Guatemala City zona 10 (43.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
guatemala city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San miguel. El salvador (260.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Eindows cracked and moderate shake. Everebody in my house alarmed We thought that was in the volcano chaparrastique (reported through our app)
836.1 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
43.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
antigua guatemala / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : started with a mild earth movement, then sort of stopped, then came on with moderate shaking. it was enough to get up and get into a safe doorway. so far no news or internet reports.
37.3 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
146.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Antigua, Guatemala / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Antigua Guatemala / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Lasted for what felt like 15 seconds. Shook the house, floor and walls. Made a long rumbling sound.
38.4 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
44.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
37.6 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
36.1 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Muxbal (40.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Antigua guatemala (37 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Zona 15 / Weak shaking (MMI III)
44 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
191 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
73.9 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt it in San Pedro
Antigua, Guatemala / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
88.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
GUATEMALA City (44 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guatemala City Guatemala / Light shaking (MMI IV)
La esperanza, Villa nueva / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San pedro la Laguna (77.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Panajachel / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Lucas Tolimán / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Pedro La Laguna (84.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
43.4 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Antigua, sacatepequez / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : It was long and since the very first second the movement was very strong until the last second. I was able to get my 72 hours emergency backpack, put on shoes and get a jacket and still the earth was moving.. We are save. Nothing happened luckily.
84.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Guatemala City, Guatemala / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sitting on couch and it started shake. Tv was swaying and walls were making sounds.
47.5 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Tecpan / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Guatemala city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Panajachel / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Antigua Guatamala / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt like a truck drove by
37.8 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Lucas, Guatemala / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Antigua (24.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Lasted only a few seconds
Guatemala city (48.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It felt long
Petapa / Weak shaking (MMI III)
41.5 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : it was long although being in a 3rd floor probably had to do with it (reported through our app)
Guatemala City, zone 14 (45.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : just felt a few initial jolts, then just heard creaking
Villa canales (29.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Movimiento pequeño hasta un poco más extendido, sensación suave, movimiento agua en pila. (reported through our app)
44 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : 12th floor building shaking/rumble...light swaying (reported through our app)
Panajachel / Light shaking (MMI IV)
VILLA NUEVA, GUATEMALA (34.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Panajachel / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Escuintla, Escuintla / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Antigua / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : It was only 2 seconds or so
Ciudad Vieja, Sacatapequez / Light shaking (MMI IV)
48.2 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Se sentido moderado en zona 4 de mixco (reported through our app)
53 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
16.3 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
31.9 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Jocotenango, Sacatepéquez / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
51.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Guatemala City Zona 4 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Hey shaking of back-and-forth lasted less than 10 seconds
San salvador (168.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Movimiento de desplasamiento lento de magnitud moderada (reported through our app)
42 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
42.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Si se sintio en ciudad de Guatemala, se movian las ramas de los arboles, pero no tan fuerte, gracias a Dios. (reported through our app)
Antigua Guatemala (35.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Mixco, Guatemala / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Excitment, neighbors felt it.
Guatemala City, Guatemala / Light shaking (MMI IV)
48.1 km N of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
116.9 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Suave sacudida!!! (reported through our app)
38 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
47.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
42.5 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Escuintla (15.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
36.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Guatemala City (Guatemala, 44 km N of epicenter) : Acostado en la cama. Se movió un poco (reported through EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador, 163 km E of epicenter) : San Salvador, El Salvador. (reported through EMSC)
Salina Cruz (Mexico, 558 km W of epicenter) : Lo senti ligero...cuidence mucho tomen precauciones. (reported through EMSC)
Tapachula de Córdova y Ordoñez (Mexico, 212 km W of epicenter) : Tapachula (reported through EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador, 149 km SE of epicenter) : Movimiento percibido (reported through EMSC)
San Salvador (El Salvador, 141 km SE of epicenter) : Bastante fuerte en San Salvador (reported through EMSC)
San Pedro La Laguna (Guatemala, 103 km NW of epicenter) : very jerky motion (reported through EMSC)
Santa Ana (El Salvador, 98 km E of epicenter) : Se movió la tierra suave, el agua de mi pecera se movió fuerte. (reported through EMSC)
San Pedro Las Huertas (Guatemala, 45 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintió bien fuerte y duró varios segundos (reported through EMSC)
Guatemala (Guatemala, 44 km NW of epicenter) : Was horrible (reported through EMSC)
La Libertad (El Salvador, 141 km SE of epicenter) : It was sensible in El Salvador, some kilometers Form Guatemala city. (reported through EMSC)
San Cristóbal Totonicapán (Guatemala, 138 km NW of epicenter) : Felt rolling motion. Heard noise. (reported through EMSC)
El Barillo (El Salvador, 136 km SE of epicenter) : Muy extaño se sintio fuerte en zaragoza El Salvador para que haya sido de de 5.6 (reported through EMSC)
Ciudad Vieja (Guatemala, 53 km NW of epicenter) : Pretty scary lasted almost 30 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Guatemala (Guatemala, 52 km NW of epicenter) : Un jalón fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Guatemala (Guatemala, 50 km NW of epicenter) : Si. Fue sensible pero sin mayor novedad. (reported through EMSC)
Guatemala City (Guatemala, 48 km NW of epicenter) : Felt a soft swaying from a high rise hotel here in Guatemala City. As a California resident I am fairly used to quakes. This lasted a while but was not jerky. (reported through EMSC)
Guatemala City (Guatemala, 48 km NW of epicenter) : To long (reported through EMSC)
Guatemala City (Guatemala, 48 km NW of epicenter) : Felt the bed shaking and floor moving beneath us. 7th floor of Hotel Barcelo. Pool water was highly agitated. (reported through EMSC)
Guatemala City (Guatemala, 48 km NW of epicenter) : Duro bastante tiempo, aproximadamente unos 20 segundos, balanceo de macetas, agua en recipientes. (reported through EMSC)
Guatemala City (Guatemala, 48 km NW of epicenter) : We have a very active volcano right now. Fuego Volcano (reported through EMSC)
Guatemala City (Guatemala, 48 km NW of epicenter) : I was reading in my room and the house (concrete) started shaking pretty strong (reported through EMSC)
Guatemala City (Guatemala, 48 km NW of epicenter) : Long shake, about 20-30s (reported through EMSC)
Guatemala (Guatemala, 47 km NW of epicenter) : Felt in Guatemala City (reported through EMSC)
Guatemala (Guatemala, 46 km NW of epicenter) : Lo acabo de reportar. Se movieron las lámparas. (reported through EMSC)
(Guatemala, 45 km W of epicenter) : I might it was for the continuously vulcano eruption (reported through EMSC)
Guatemala (Guatemala, 44 km NW of epicenter) : 20 seconds shake (reported through EMSC)
Villa Nueva (Guatemala, 38 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintió como un jalon (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake: Guatemala, 18 Jun 2018 02:32

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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Guatemala on Monday, 18 June 2018

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