Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 7.2 km northeast of Chimaltenango, Guatemala, on Sunday, Jun 26, 2022 at 1:05 am (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 7.2 km northeast of Chimaltenango, Guatemala, on Sunday, Jun 26, 2022 at 1:05 am (GMT -6) Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 7.2 km northeast of Chimaltenango, Guatemala, on Sunday, Jun 26, 2022 at 1:05 am (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 193 km depth

26 Jun 07:14 UTC: First to report: INETER after 9 minutes.
26 Jun 07:21: Epicenter location corrected by 0.5 km (0.3 mi) towards SW.
26 Jun 07:23: Now using data updates from USGS
Update Sun, 26 Jun 2022, 07:27
Moderate 4.6 quake hits near Chimaltenango, Municipio de Chimaltenango, Departamento de Chimaltenango, Guatemala
4.6 quake 26 Jun 1:05 am (GMT -6)
4.6 quake 26 Jun 1:05 am (GMT -6)
An intermediate to deep magnitude 4.6 earthquake was reported early morning near Chimaltenango, Municipio de Chimaltenango, Departamento de Chimaltenango, Guatemala.
According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake hit on Sunday, June 26th, 2022, at 1:05 am local time at an intermediate to considerable depth of 193 km. The strength of the earthquake may have been tempered by its relative great depth below the surface, which makes it feel weaker in absolute terms. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake which listed the quake at magnitude 4.6 as well. Other agencies reporting the same quake include the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) at magnitude 4.6, and the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) at magnitude 4.2.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Tejar (pop. 15,800) located 7 km from the epicenter, Chimaltenango (pop. 82,400) 7 km away, Comalapa (pop. 20,700) 13 km away, San Juan Sacatepéquez (pop. 136,900) 14 km away, Santiago de los Caballeros de Guatemala (pop. 39,400) 17 km away, Mixco (pop. 473,100) 19 km away, Villa Nueva (pop. 406,800) 28 km away, Guatemala (pop. 994,900) 29 km away, Santa Cruz de Chinautla (pop. 97,200) 29 km away, and Chinautla (pop. 97,200) 29 km away.
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Earthquake data

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 26, 2022 07:05:01 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Jun 26, 2022 at 1:05 am (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.6
Depth193.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude14.706°N / 90.7706°W (Municipio de El Tejar, Departamento de Chimaltenango, Guatemala)
Antipode14.706°S / 89.229°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoAcatenango (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities7 km (4 mi) NNE of Tejar (Chimaltenango) (pop: 15,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
7 km (5 mi) NE of Chimaltenango (pop: 82,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (8 mi) W of San Juan Sacatepéquez (Guatemala) (pop: 136,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (10 mi) NNW of Santiago de los Caballeros de Guatemala (Sacatepéquez) (pop: 39,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
19 km (12 mi) WNW of Mixco (Guatemala) (pop: 473,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (18 mi) NW of Villa Nueva (Guatemala) (pop: 406,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) WNW of Guatemala (pop: 994,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) W of Santa Cruz de Chinautla (Guatemala) (pop: 97,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 16.7°C (62 F), humidity: 97%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.6193 km18 Km Al Suroeste De Chimaltenango, GuatemalaUSGS
4.2204 kmGuatemalaGFZ
4.1193 km6 Km NNE of El Tejar, GuatemalaINETER
4.6200 kmGUATEMALAEMSC
4.6193 kmGuatemalaRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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