M 5.5 in Guatemala on 13 Nov 2019 16:28 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1193454
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 60.87 Km
Lat/Lon: 13.6722 , -90.9634
Event Date: 13 Nov 2019 16:28 UTC
13 Nov 2019 10:28 Local
Exposed Population: 2940000 people in MMI>=IV
1540000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 14 Nov 2019 16:31 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 5.5 (Guatemala)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Guatemala= 5.5; El Salvador= 4.6


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us60006b3s Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.05  
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Se registra sismo de magnitud 5.3 en GuatemalaWed, 13 Nov 2019 20:57:00 +0100.

GUATEMALA, Guatemala.- Se registró un sismo de magnitud 5.3 en la escala de Richter en el sur, oeste y en la capital de Guatemala , que causó alarma entre la población. Las autoridades iniciaron una verificación a nivel nacional y descartar
Un sismo de magnitud 5,3 alarma al sur, oeste y capital de GuatemalaWed, 13 Nov 2019 20:51:00 +0100.

Guatemala.- Un sismo de magnitud 5,3 en la escala abierta de Richter fue sensible en el sur, oeste y en la capital de Guatemala, alarmando a la población, aunque las autoridades han descartado daños mientras realizan una verificación a nive
Fuerte sismo se registra en el territorio nacionalWed, 13 Nov 2019 20:34:00 +0100.

Por Denis Aguilar daguilar@lahora.com.gt. Un sismo de magnitud de 5.3 grados sacudió hoy al territorio nacional, según lo confirmó el Instituto Nacional de Sismología, Vulcanología, Meteorología e Hidrología (Insivumeh) de forma preliminar.
5.5 earthquake strikes off Guatemala’s shoreWed, 13 Nov 2019 20:16:00 +0100.

A 5.5 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Guatemala, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported, reports citing The quake occurred at 16:28 GMT at a depth of 60 kilometres and was measured as magnitude 5.5 on the Richter scale by

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (42), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),