Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours
8-16 may 2021: From Stromboli to Etna - Sicila and Eolian Islands (Italy)
: espacios disponibles / : garantizada / : pocos espacios a la izquierda / : una reserva con antelación
Mapa interactivo de los últimos terremotos y volcanes activos en el mundo

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.3 - 37 Km Al Norte De Sipacate, Guatemala lunes, 14 sep. 2020

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.3 - 37 Km Al Norte De Sipacate, Guatemala lunes, 14 sep. 2020
14 Sep 14:35 UTC: Primero en informar: INETER después de 6 minutos.
14 Sep 15:35: Magnitud recalculada de 4.6 a 5.3. Profundidad recalculada de 127.0 a 132.0 km (de 79 a 82 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 27 km (16.7 mi) al NNE.
14 Sep 15:42: Profundidad recalculada de 132.0 a 131.0 km (de 82 a 81 mi).
Fecha & hora: lunes, 14 septiembre 2020 14:29 UTC
Hora local al epicentro: 2020-09-14 08:29:28
Magnitud: 5.3
Profundidad: 131.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 14,492°N / 91,052°W (Guatemala)
Volcán mas cercano: Atitlán (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km al SE de Pochuta (pop: 3,900)
10 km al W de Yepocapa (pop: 9,000)
14 km al SW de Acatenango (pop: 7,100)
50 km al W de Villa Nueva (pop: 406,800)
50 km al SW de Mixco (pop: 473,100)
60 km al SW de Guatemala City (pop: 994,900)
Fuente primaria de datos: INETER
Energía liberada estimada: 5,6 x 1012 joules (1,56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) [aprende más]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

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.
Fecha / HoraRevista / ProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
2020-09-14 08:29:28 (14 Sep 14:29:28 UTC)M 5.3 / 131 km37 Km Al Norte De Sipacate, GuatemalaINETER
Mon, 14 Sep 14:29 UTCM 4.6 / 132 km GuatemalaGFZ
Mon, 14 Sep 14:29 UTCM 4.6 / 141 km GuatemalaEMSC
Mon, 14 Sep 14:29 UTCM 4.6 / 137.4 km8 Km E of Patulul, GuatemalaUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Leave a comment if you find a particular report interesting or want to add to it.
Flag as inappropriate.
Mark as helpful or interesting.
Send your own user report!
Philippines / not felt : I didn't felt it

Aftershocks of the M 5.3 terremoto: 37 Km Al Norte De Sipacate, Guatemala Mon, 14 Sep 14h29

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 23 sep 2020 17:26 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    127 km (78,9 mi) depth
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | INETER | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.3 - 37 Km Al Norte De Sipacate, Guatemala lunes, 14 sep. 2020

Map of earlier quakes

Más en VolcanoDiscovery

Why is there advertising on this site?

Support us!

Maintaining the website and our free apps is a time- and cost-intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support our team to develop further features and get the upgraded ad-free version, consider making a donation (PayPal or Online cc payment).
Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive back to 1900
  • Additional data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery y otras fuentes como se ha señalado.
Uso de material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.