Terremoto moderado mag. 4.4 - 12 km SSE of Villa Canales, Departamento de Guatemala, Sunday, 19 Apr. 2020 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.4 - 12 km SSE of Villa Canales, Departamento de Guatemala, Sunday, 19 Apr. 2020

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.4 at 2 km depth

19 Apr 08:21 UTC: Primero en informar: INETER después de 3 minutos.
Profundidad recalculada de 5.0 a 2.0 km.
Fecha & hora: 19 Apr 2020 08:18:31 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 2020-04-19 02:18:31
Magnitud: 4.4
Profundidad: 2.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 14.379°N / 90.495°W (Villa Canales, Departamento de Guatemala, Guatemala)
Volcán mas cercano: Pacaya (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km al SSO de Fraijanes (Guatemala) (pop: 28,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
12 km al SSE de Villa Canales (Guatemala) (pop: 122,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
15 km al SSE de Petapa (Guatemala) (pop: 141,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
19 km al SE de Amatitlan (Guatemala) (pop: 71,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
19 km al SSE de Villa Nueva (Guatemala) (pop: 406,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
21 km al SSO de San Jose Pinula (Guatemala) (pop: 47,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
21 km al S de Santa Catarina Pinula (Guatemala) (pop: 68,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
24 km al ONO de Cuilapa (Santa Rosa) (pop: 16,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
29 km al S de Ciudad de Guatemala (pop: 994,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
30 km al SSE de Mixco (Guatemala) (pop: 473,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: INETER
Energía liberada estimada: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
Show interactive Map
[smaller] [bigger]
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.
RevistaProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
4.42 km24 Km al noroeste de Cuilapa, GuatemalaINETER
4.310 km7km SSW of Fraijanes, GuatemalaUSGS
4.310 kmGuatemalaEMSC

User reports for this quake (125)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Contribute:
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!
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.  
Villa Nueva, Guatemala (19.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It felt like an underground explosion, and the floor jumped out  
Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala (24 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Guatemala City (26.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It awakened me. The lamp rocked. (reported through our app)  
Mixco, Municipio de Mixco, Guatemala (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)
Villa Nueva, Guatemala (23.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Mixco, Municipio de Mixco, Guatemala (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)  
Petapa, Municipio de Petapa, Guatemala (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.  
Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala (22.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Guatemala City (28 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Mixco, Municipio de Mixco, Guatemala (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)
Mixco, Municipio de Mixco, Guatemala (24.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
San Vicente Pacaya, Escuintla (7.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mixco, Municipio de Mixco, Guatemala (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)
Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala (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)  
Villa Nueva, Guatemala (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.  
Petapa, Municipio de Petapa, Guatemala (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)
Guatemala City (26.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala (24.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala (23.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Guatemala City (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)  
Mixco, Municipio de Mixco, Guatemala (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)  
Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala (24.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Fraijanes, Guatemala (14.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala (23.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Mixco, Municipio de Mixco, Guatemala (32.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bastante sensible, fue muy rápido (reported through our app)  
Fraijanes, Guatemala (10.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Guatemala City (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)  
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Try our free app!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Android | iOS version
Why is there advertising on this site?
Support us - Help us upgrade our services!
We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Additional seismic data sources
  • Improved content in English
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.