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Past earthquakes in Santa Cruz del Quiche, Departamento del Quiché, Guatemala: December 2021 - list, stats and map

Updated May 23, 2022 20:48 GMT -
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Quakes during December 2021:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 5
  • 13 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 20 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 7 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
During December 2021, Santa Cruz del Quiche was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 5.6, 13 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 20 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 7 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

Strongest quake: Mag. 5.6 | 4.8 km N of Motozintla, Chiapas, Mexico -

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Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Friday, December 31, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 31, 2021 2:57 am (GMT -6) (Dec 31, 2021 08:57 GMT)
3.9

6 km
North Pacific Ocean, 138 km southwest of Guatemala, Departamento de Guatemala MoreMap
Thursday, December 30, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 30, 2021 2:07 am (GMT -6) (Dec 30, 2021 08:07 GMT)
3.8

146 km
Mexico: 33 Km Al NOROESTE De MOTOZINTLA, CHIS MoreMap
Tuesday, December 28, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 27, 2021 10:56 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 28, 2021 04:56 GMT)
4.3

104 km
18 km southeast of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, Mexico MoreMap
Sunday, December 26, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 26, 2021 10:06 am (GMT -6) (Dec 26, 2021 16:06 GMT)
4.5

43 km
Departamento de Escuintla, 36 km southeast of Mazatenango, Guatemala MoreMap
Dec 25, 2021 8:32 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 26, 2021 02:32 GMT)
3.7

25 km
North Pacific Ocean, 48 km southwest of Pueblo Nuevo, Guatemala MoreMap
Saturday, December 25, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 25, 2021 8:36 am (GMT -6) (Dec 25, 2021 14:36 GMT)
4.2

49 km
North Pacific Ocean, 73 km southwest of Retalhuleu, Guatemala 1 reportMoreMap
Dec 25, 2021 1:57 am (GMT -6) (Dec 25, 2021 07:57 GMT)
4.0

145 km
25 km northwest of Motozintla, Chiapas, Mexico MoreMap
Friday, December 24, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 24, 2021 1:30 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 24, 2021 19:30 GMT)
3.5

33 km
North Pacific Ocean, 15 km southwest of San Jose, Guatemala MoreMap
Thursday, December 23, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 23, 2021 1:26 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 23, 2021 19:26 GMT)
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n/a
14 km east of Cuilapa, Santa Rosa, Guatemala (unconfirmed) 1 reportMoreMap
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 22, 2021 4:16 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 22, 2021 22:16 GMT)
4.0

81 km
43 km west of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, Mexico MoreMap
Dec 21, 2021 7:36 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 22, 2021 01:36 GMT)
4.1

19 km
28 km southwest of La Gomera, Departamento de Escuintla, Guatemala MoreMap
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 21, 2021 3:55 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 21, 2021 21:55 GMT)
3.6

86 km
25 km southwest of Tapachula de Cordova y Ordoñez, Chiapas, Mexico MoreMap
Dec 21, 2021 1:11 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 21, 2021 19:11 GMT)
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0.8 km north of Jutiapa, Departamento de Jutiapa, Guatemala (unconfirmed) 1 reportMoreMap
Dec 20, 2021 8:21 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 21, 2021 02:21 GMT)
4.0

25 km
North Pacific Ocean, 156 km southwest of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala MoreMap
Monday, December 20, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 19, 2021 10:39 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 20, 2021 04:39 GMT)
3.1

58 km
North Pacific Ocean, 81 km southeast of Escuintla, Guatemala MoreMap
Dec 19, 2021 9:58 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 20, 2021 03:58 GMT)
4.5

10 km
North Pacific Ocean, 159 km southwest of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala 1 reportMoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.9 x 1013 joules (5.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4490 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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