Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 36 km southwest of La Gomera, Guatemala, on Wednesday, Jun 29, 2022 at 11:02 am (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 36 km southwest of La Gomera, Guatemala, on Wednesday, Jun 29, 2022 at 11:02 am (GMT -6) Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 36 km southwest of La Gomera, Guatemala, on Wednesday, Jun 29, 2022 at 11:02 am (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 72 km depth

29 Jun 17:06 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 4 minutes.
29 Jun 17:07: Now using data updates from INETER
29 Jun 17:14: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 31.0 to 36.0 km (from 19.3 to 22 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.4 km (3.3 mi) towards SW.
29 Jun 19:28: Now using data updates from USGS

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 29, 2022 17:02:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Jun 29, 2022 at 11:02 am (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.3
Depth71.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude13.924°N / 91.3478°W (North Pacific Ocean, Guatemala)
Antipode13.924°S / 88.652°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt13 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoAtitlán (75 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities31 km (19 mi) S of Concepcion (Nueva Concepción) (pop: 11,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (23 mi) WSW of La Gomera (pop: 24,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) S of Pueblo Nuevo (pop: 18,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
57 km (35 mi) W of San Jose (Municipio de San José) (pop: 18,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
58 km (36 mi) SW of Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa (pop: 62,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
69 km (43 mi) S of Chicacao (pop: 20,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
112 km (70 mi) SW of Mixco (pop: 473,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
120 km (75 mi) SW of Guatemala (pop: 994,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.372 km20 Km Al Suroeste De Tecojate, GuatemalaUSGS
4.633 km30 Km S of Nueva Concepción, GuatemalaINETER
4.372 kmNear Coast of GuatemalaRaspberryShake
4.372 kmOFFSHORE GUATEMALAEMSC

User reports for this quake (13)

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Panajachel, Solola, Guatemala (94.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : I am working from home (Panajachel, Guatemala), on the 2nd floor and felt a vibration for a very short time. However, I cannot find any record of this low energy quake.  
Antigua Guatemala (92.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sitting in a camper van the vehicle shook for 15 seconds as if someone was rocking the vehicle gently.  
Retalhuleu (82.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s
Zunil, Quetzaltenango (97.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Estaba en la cocina haciendo tarea y se empezó a mover la mesa.  
La Antigua Guatemala (97.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Estaba comiendo y sentí que se movía la silla y luego se movieron las cosas colgantes  
Guatemala city, guatemala (113.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short
Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala (117.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sitting at the office.  
Retalhuleu (78.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : SENTADA TRABAJANDO  
Santiago Zamora zacatepez Guatemala / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Horizontal sliding, windows rattling,  
Chimaltenango / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
San Pedro la laguna / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
San Lucas Sacatepequez / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : Short earthquake, not very strong. (reported through our app)  
Jocotenango Guatemala / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Mild rocking motion. (reported through our app)  
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