M 6.1 in Guatemala on 27 Jan 2024 05:52 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 1412296
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.1M
Depth: 108 Km
Lat/Lon: 14.1128 , -90.5191
Event Date: 27 Jan 2024 05:52 UTC
26 Jan 2024 23:52 Local
Exposed Population: 3.8 million in MMI V
Inserted at: 27 Jan 2024 06:10 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
5.5 (Guatemala)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000luai Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 57 | About casualties: 5 | Last hour: 0

Magnitude 6 earthquake in Guatemala leaves three injured and minor dam ... 2024-01-29T15:58+0100.

A magnitude 6 earthquake shook southern Guatemala on Friday night, leaving three people injured and minor damage to infrastructure. The tremor, which was recorded at 11:52 p.m. local time (05:52 GMT) with its epicenter on the coast of the d
6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Pacific Coast of Guatemala2024-01-29T02:06+0100.

The recent report said that a 6.1 quake jolted parts of the Pacific Coast of Guatemala, which was felt in El Salvador. No major injuries or damages were reported after the earthquake . Authorities monitor the earthquake impacts and potentia
Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 9 Km Al Sureste De Tecojate, Guatemala, ... 2024-01-28T19:25+0100.

Nearby places The closest larger town where the quake might have been felt is Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa, a city with more than 110,000 inhabitants in Guatemala , in 57 km (35 mi) distance northeast of the epicenter. People likely experience
Strong quake in southern Guatemala jolts residents, felt in El Salvado ... 2024-01-28T08:29+0100.

Guatemala City, Jan. 28 (BNA): A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck the southern Pacific coast of Guatemala late on Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), causing some to flee their homes and with early reports of damage to bu

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),