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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 24 Km al noroeste de Cuilapa, Guatemala on Sunday, 19 April 2020

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake  - 24 Km al noroeste de Cuilapa, Guatemala on Sunday, 19 April 2020
19 Apr 08:21 UTC: First to report: INETER after 3 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 2.0 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 19 April 2020 08:18 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-04-19 02:18:31
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.379°N / 90.495°W (Guatemala)
Nearest volcano: Pacaya (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SW of Fraijanes (pop: 28,500)
12 km (7 mi) SE of Villa Canales (pop: 122,200)
14 km (8 mi) W of Santa Cruz Naranjo (pop: 6,300)
29 km (18 mi) S of Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
31 km (19 mi) SE of Mixco (pop: 473,100)
161 km (100 mi) NW of San Salvador (pop: 526,000)
Primary data source: INETER
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-04-19 02:18:31 (19 Apr 08:18:31 UTC)M 4.4 / 2 km24 Km al noroeste de Cuilapa, GuatemalaINETER
2020-04-19 02:18:32 -06:00 (19 Apr 08:18:32 UTC)M 4.3 / 10 km7km SSW of Fraijanes, GuatemalaUSGS
Sun, 19 Apr 08:18 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km GuatemalaEMSC

User reports for this quake (125)

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San Jose Pinula (20 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Not easily scared by earthquakes but this one woke me up and made me stand up because there was a loud noise and cracking.
19.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It felt like an underground explosion, and the floor jumped out
24 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
26.4 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It awakened me. The lamp rocked. (reported through our app)
27.1 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
San Juan Savatepequez (41 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Alpharetta (2281.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
23.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
29.7 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Se sintió algo fuerte además que se escucho retumbar el cielo/tierra no se que haya sido (reported through our app)
Santa Elena Barillas (1.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
villa canales (11.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Me ahuevo, estaba sentado y senti que me movieron la silla, sono feo tambien. Correeeeeeeee!
Mixco (26.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Escuche un zumbido como de un avión bajando y luego senti el remeson y lo reporte. (reported through our app)
17 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guatemala (20.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Miguel Petapa (16.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It woke me up and others too. It was strong.
22.8 km N of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
28 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
32.7 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Fraijanes ca1 km 25 (10.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
24.5 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
7.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
29.7 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Guatemala, villa nueva (19.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Fue fuerte podria ser replica!
Guatemala (19.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Colonia Hermano Pedro (34.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
21.4 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Fue un movimiento un poco brusco como un bache en carretera y después el movimiento que duro poco. (reported through our app)
22.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Boca del monte (19.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Guatemala, km 13 Carretera a El Salvador (31.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Villanueva, Zona-6, Guatemala (7.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Wow that was quite a bit as woke us up in the night.
16.5 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Guatemala city (24.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Guatemala ciudad (23 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
26.1 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
24.7 km N of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
23.3 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
25.1 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It souls like a sound wave, IT started a few meters from my position and the I felt the movement. (reported through our app)
32.1 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Villa nueva (18.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Estaba aa dormido y un par de segundos antes lo sentí (reported through our app)
24.8 km N of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
14.2 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
23.1 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
32.9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bastante sensible, fue muy rápido (reported through our app)
10.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
27.9 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Zone 21, Guatemala city / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : This one was hard... I was sleeping and the shaking made me awake but I didn't stand up I just continued sleep.
Guatemala, Guatemala / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Strong noise like an airplane before and animals keep awake for at least half an hour after the quake.
Fraijanes / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sleeping and woke up alerted by the movement and sounds of shelves and doors banging against the wall
Mixco / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Me desperté los perros ladraban mucho me quedé despierto por cualquier réplica por que fue momentáneo pero fuerte y sacudió muy fuerte
Carretera al Salvador San Jose Pinula / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Pues no podia dormir asi que me puse a pensar cuando derrepente alli u nsonido como un helicoptero o un avion nose o algo mas fuerte y se sacudio bruscamente todo mi cuarto mi linterna mi perro comenzo a ladrar fue una experiencia increiblemente aterradora corri a avisarle amis papas por si se ponia peligrosa la situacion pero no a paso a peores gracias a Dios
Villa Canales, Guatemala / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Estaba acostándome cuando mi cama empezó a moverse de un lado para el otro, se sintió como 1 minuto. Mi familia se despertó asustada luego de eso.
Antigua Guatemala / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Started lightly but then the crack and sudden strong shake
Guatemala City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Fraijanes Guatemala / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Piedra parada / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ciudad de Guatemala / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Un extraño ruido antes. Viví el del ‘76 aquí y el de Honduras, pero este sonido fue distinto.
Eugene Oregon / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I felt a tiny shake
Guatemala City, zone 5 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sleeping when movement and windows frames noise awoke me.
Santa Elena Barillas / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Fue muy fuerte. Tronaban las ventanas
San José Pinula / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woken by shaking
Santa Elena Barillas / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Se sintió bastante fuerte. Tronaba todas las ventanas
Villa Nueva / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Villa Nueva / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Santa Barbara / Weak shaking (MMI III)
San miguel petapa / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Santa Barbara city felt it quick shake April 19, 2 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Boca del monte / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Jose Pinula / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Carpinteria / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guatemala / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Ciudad Guatemala zona 7 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Cuidad Guatemala
2501 Apollo drive 90046 / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Mixco / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Fraijanes / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Los animales hacían mucho ruido
Amatitlán, aldea Sancarlos / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guatemala City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Piedra parada cristo rey / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
SAN RAYMUNDO, GUATEMALA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I'm scared.
San Jose Pinula / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Frijanes / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
San Miguel Petapa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Guatemala City Zona 15 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was asleep on the sofa and I felt shakes and a few things in my place were shaking. It woke me up.
Zona 7 Villa Nueva / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
San jose pinula / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It was quite strong. Woke us up. No damages to the structures
Guatemala / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Se escuchó un ruido fuerte como de turbina antes de que tembñata
House / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Carretera al Salvador / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Guatemala city / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Villa Nueva / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sitting in my chair and it started shaking. Only lasted a few seconds.
Santa Lucía los ocotes zona 25 ruta al Atlántico / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Paso un aire fuerte junto con el aire se sacudido todo. Da miedo
Fraijanes, Guatemala / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Zona 19 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Muy corto pero sensible
Guatemala City / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Guatemala / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Guatemala City / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Strong wind and quick shake.
GUATEMALA City / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Muxbal / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guatemala City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guatemala city / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Zona 21 guatemala / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Guatemala City zona 14 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Guatemala City / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guatemala city / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The bed was moving and the door of Myriam room did noisy
Villa nueva / Weak shaking (MMI III)
guatemala city / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
Guatemala City / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Guatemala City / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Hotel las Americas / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Guatemala zone10 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : it shaked and it was pretty long
Guatemala city / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The noise was bad. It got strong for a couple of seconds then it just stopped.
Zona 14 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Guatemala / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Fraijanes / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Residenciales Los Arboles (Guatemala, 27 km NW of epicenter) : Me despertó. Fue un poco fuerte pero no duró mucho. (reported through EMSC)
Paseo De Las Fuentes II (Guatemala, 17 km NW of epicenter) : Se movio la lampara. Se sintio fuerte (reported through EMSC)
(Guatemala, 144 km N of epicenter) : Sismo leve a las 02:18 local (reported through EMSC)
(Guatemala, 144 km N of epicenter) : Sonido fuerte y movimiento de objetos colgantes (reported through EMSC)
(Guatemala, 144 km N of epicenter) : Se sintió bastante fuerte me puso alerta y se despertó toda mi familia (reported through EMSC)
(Guatemala, 144 km N of epicenter) : sensible tembloor en Ciudad de Guatemala (reported through EMSC)
(Guatemala, 144 km N of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte z5 (reported through EMSC)
(Guatemala, 144 km N of epicenter) : Ya lo comenté 2 veces (reported through EMSC)
(Guatemala, 28 km NW of epicenter) : Hizo más ruido de lo que se movió (reported through EMSC)
(Guatemala, 26 km NW of epicenter) : Sismo sensible, leve, sin daños, no caída de objetos. (reported through EMSC)
Colonia Valles De Vista Hermosa (Guatemala, 24 km NW of epicenter) : Me despertó, estaba dormida. La lámpara se movió. (reported through EMSC)
Condominio Portal Del Bosque Ii (Guatemala, 11 km NW of epicenter) : Woke me up! (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 24 Km al noroeste de Cuilapa, Guatemala on Sunday, 19 April 2020
 

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