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PAGER - M 5.6 - GUATEMALA

Alert level does not include impacts from earthquake-related hazards such as tsunamis, landslides, fires or liquefaction.

Earthquake Shaking Alert Level: GREEN

Download Alert PDFWhat's this?Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 at 05:57:42 UTC (23:57:42 local)Location: 14.2° N, 91.6° WDepth: 53kmEvent Id: USB000IW7ZAlert Version: 7Created: 9 weeks, 4 days after earthquake.
Global Location

Alert Information

Green alert for shaking-related fatalities and economic losses. There is a low likelihood of casualties and damage.
Estimated FatalitiesFatality Alert Level: GREEN
ESTIMATED FATALITY ALERT: GREEN
ESTIMATED FATALITIES (LEVEL)Probability (%)
0 (GREEN)
 
65
1 to 9 (YELLOW)
 
30
10 to 99 (YELLOW)
 
4
100 to 999 (ORANGE)0
1 to 10 thousand (RED)0
10 to 100 thousand (RED)0
100 thousand + (RED)0
Estimated Economic LossesEconomic Alert Level: GREEN
ESTIMATED ECONOMIC ALERT: GREEN
ESTIMATED VALUE IN USD (LEVEL)Probability (%)
0 to 1 million (GREEN)
 
73
1 to 10 million (YELLOW)
 
26
10 to 100 million (YELLOW)0
100 million to 1 billion (ORANGE)0
1 to 10 billion (RED)0
10 to 100 billion (RED)0
100 billion + (RED)0

Detailed Information

Estimated Population Exposed to Earthquake Shaking
Estimated Modified Mercalli IntensityIII-IIIIVVVIVIIVIIIIXX
Est. Population Exposure---*8,311k*6,427k553k00000
Perceived ShakingNot FeltWeakLightModerateStrongVery StrongSevereViolentExtreme
Potential Structure DamageResistantnonenonenoneV. LightLightModerateModerate/HeavyHeavyV. Heavy
VulnerablenonenonenoneLightModerateModerate/HeavyHeavyV. HeavyV. Heavy
*Estimated exposure only includes population within calculated shake map area
Population Exposure
Population per ~1 sq. km. from LandScan
Population Exposure Map

Structure Information Summary

Overall, the population in this region resides in structures that are vulnerable to earthquake shaking, though some resistant structures exist.

Historical Earthquakes (with MMI)

Date (UTC)Dist (km)MagMax MMI (#)Shaking Deaths
1976-02-041425.4V (2m)0
1978-07-29944.9VII (14k)17
1976-02-042937.5IX (80k)22778

Recent earthquakes in this area have caused secondary hazards such as landslides and fires that might have contributed to losses.

Selected Cities Exposedfrom GeoNames Database of Cities with 1,000 or more residents.
MMICityPopulation
VPueblo Nuevo Tiquisate18k
VNueva Concepcion11k
VChamperico8k
VSanto Domingo Suchitepequez6k
VSan Jose El Idolo2k
VSan Lorenzo2k
VRetalhuleu37k
IVMazatenango44k
IVAntigua Guatemala39k
IVChimaltenango82k
IVSanta Cruz del Quiche24k

(k = x1,000)

Historical Events Map
Nearby Events in the EXPO-CAT Earthquake Catalog
#Date/TimeMagLat, Lon, DepthCountryMax MMI (Exposed)DeathsSecondary Effects
ShakingTotal
11973-06-07
18:34 UTC
5.714.42° N, 91.72° W
32km
GTVII (150 k)00
21975-11-05
17:04 UTC
516.9° N, 92.82° W
12km
MXVII (515)11
31976-02-04
09:01 UTC
7.515.3° N, 89.15° W
13km
GTIX (80 k)2277822778tsunami
41976-02-04
09:30 UTC
5.414.81° N, 90.47° W
60km
GTV (2,086 k)00
51976-02-08
08:13 UTC
5.615.67° N, 88.52° W
4km
GTVII (41 k)00
61976-03-13
16:30 UTC
5.414.73° N, 91.01° W
15km
GTVII (43 k)44landslide
71977-09-10
10:21 UTC
5.513.96° N, 91.67° W
25km
GTVII (15 k)00
81978-02-22
06:07 UTC
6.314.27° N, 91.4° W
67km
GTVII (121 k)22
91978-07-29
14:37 UTC
4.914.76° N, 90.99° W
15km
GTVII (14 k)1717
101978-08-18
15:35 UTC
6.214.34° N, 91.47° W
83km
GTVI (453 k)00
111979-10-09
07:49 UTC
514.2° N, 90.33° W
15km
GTVII (7)00landslide
121979-10-27
14:35 UTC
6.813.83° N, 90.84° W
62km
GTVIII (18 k)77
131979-10-27
21:43 UTC
6.813.76° N, 90.72° W
64km
GTVIII (54 k)00
141980-08-09
05:45 UTC
6.515.91° N, 88.49° W
16km
GTIX (116)22
151982-04-06
15:49 UTC
5.814.22° N, 91.93° W
25km
GTVIII (102)00
161982-04-06
19:56 UTC
6.714.27° N, 92.02° W
45km
GTVII (340 k)00
171982-06-19
06:21 UTC
7.313.34° N, 89.31° W
73km
SVVIII (220 k)4343landslide
181982-09-29
05:50 UTC
5.614.49° N, 89.1° W
14km
HNVIII (5)33
191983-12-02
03:09 UTC
714.06° N, 91.91° W
35km
GTVIII (78 k)00
201985-10-11
03:39 UTC
4.515.3° N, 90.86° W
5km
GTVI (14 k)00
211986-10-10
17:49 UTC
5.713.8° N, 89.16° W
11km
SVVIII (30 k)9501500landslide
221988-11-03
14:47 UTC
6.613.91° N, 90.5° W
76km
GTVII (143 k)55landslide
231991-06-21
06:27 UTC
5.813.41° N, 89.64° W
71km
SVVI (14 k)01fire
241991-09-18
09:48 UTC
6.214.61° N, 90.93° W
11km
GTIX (9 k)2525landslide
251993-09-03
03:16 UTC
5.514.54° N, 92.68° W
23km
MXVI (68 k)00
261993-09-03
12:35 UTC
6.714.6° N, 92.78° W
27km
MXVIII (2)00
271993-09-10
19:12 UTC
7.214.76° N, 92.64° W
34km
MXVIII (6 k)11landslide
281993-09-19
14:10 UTC
6.414.31° N, 93.32° W
19km
MXV (836 k)00
291993-09-30
18:27 UTC
6.515.18° N, 94.85° W
25km
MXV (291 k)00
301995-12-19
20:56 UTC
5.315.18° N, 90.17° W
15km
GTVII (659)01landslide
311996-08-27
02:12 UTC
5.713.54° N, 91.31° W
43km
GTVI (5 k)00
321997-08-24
00:59 UTC
5.613.39° N, 89.42° W
38km
SVVII (15 k)00
331998-01-10
08:20 UTC
6.614.45° N, 91.52° W
74km
GTVII (641 k)00landslide
341998-03-03
02:24 UTC
6.114.45° N, 91.35° W
44km
GTVII (443 k)00
351998-05-10
06:05 UTC
6.313.72° N, 90.81° W
25km
GTVII (39 k)00
361999-05-08
22:12 UTC
614.19° N, 91.9° W
40km
GTVII (239 k)00
371999-06-06
07:08 UTC
6.213.91° N, 90.75° W
35km
GTVII (251 k)00
381999-07-11
14:14 UTC
6.715.8° N, 88.29° W
20km
GTIX (2 k)11
392001-01-13
17:33 UTC
7.713.07° N, 88.7° W
38km
SVVIII (655 k)267852landslide
402001-01-15
05:09 UTC
5.613.17° N, 88.83° W
39km
SVVII (10 k)00
412001-01-16
08:22 UTC
5.612.99° N, 88.55° W
37km
SVVII (112)00
422001-01-16
10:58 UTC
5.613.04° N, 88.64° W
44km
SVVI (79 k)00
432001-02-13
14:22 UTC
6.513.6° N, 89° W
11km
SVIX (608 k)315315landslide
442001-02-17
20:25 UTC
4.113.79° N, 89.11° W
10km
SVVI (5)11landslide
452001-03-29
06:54 UTC
5.712.98° N, 88.94° W
40km
SVVI (71 k)00
462001-05-08
18:02 UTC
5.713.53° N, 88.83° W
26km
SVVII (562 k)11landslide
472001-08-10
05:43 UTC
5.414.17° N, 91.99° W
23km
GTVII (24 k)00
482001-09-18
14:51 UTC
5.512.95° N, 88.76° W
37km
SVVI (22 k)00
492002-11-09
00:14 UTC
613.67° N, 91.27° W
18km
GTVI (27 k)00
502003-01-21
02:46 UTC
6.413.62° N, 90.85° W
24km
GTVII (149 k)01
512004-11-20
22:01 UTC
6.313.38° N, 90.14° W
41km
SVVII (160 k)00
522007-06-08
15:08 UTC
5.513.64° N, 90.8° W
38km
GTVI (65 k)00
532007-06-13
19:29 UTC
6.713.56° N, 90.66° W
23km
GTVI (332 k)00
MMICityPopulation
VPueblo Nuevo Tiquisate18k
VNueva Concepcion11k
VChamperico8k
VSanto Domingo Suchitepequez6k
VSan Lorenzo2k
VSan Jose El Idolo2k
VRio Bravo8k
VRetalhuleu37k
IVLa Gomera24k
IVSan Gabriel4k
IVCuyotenango11k
IVPatulul14k
IVMazatenango44k
IVSan Bernardino6k
IVSan Andres Villa Seca5k
IVSan Sebastian15k
IVSan Antonio Suchitepequez11k
IVSanta Cruz Mulua3k
IVLa Libertad4k
IVSan Miguel Panan2k
IVSan Francisco Zapotitlan14k
IVCiudad Tecun Uman11k
IVSanta Barbara13k
IVSan Pablo Jocopilas20k
IVSan Martin Zapotitlan4k
IVSan Felipe9k
IVNuevo San Carlos19k
IVEl Asintal6k
IVSan Juan Bautista3k
IVOcos9k
IVGenova4k
IVLa Democracia5k
IVSuchiate14k
IVSamayac9k
IVZunilito3k
IVIztapa4k
IVChicacao20k
IVSanta Lucia Cotzumalguapa62k
IVSan Miguel Duenas8k
IVPuerto San Jose19k
IVPajapita8k
IVEl Palmar15k
IVCoatepeque46k
IVSan Antonio Aguas Calientes8k
IVPueblo Nuevo3k
IVMasagua10k
IVParramos10k
IVFlores Costa Cuca12k
IVFrontera Hidalgo3k
IVAlotenango17k
IVColomba19k
IVSanta Catarina Barahona3k
IVEl Tejar16k
IVCiudad Vieja30k
IVSanto Tomas La Union7k
IVSantiago Atitlan33k
IVSanta Maria Visitacion1k
IVAntigua Guatemala39k
IVJocotenango18k
IVChimaltenango82k
IVPochuta4k
IVPastores10k
IVEl Quetzal12k
IVMazatan6k
IVSanta Cruz del Quiche24k
IVPatzun19k
IVLa Reforma5k
IVPuerto Madero10k
IVSan Pablo La Laguna6k
IVSan Marcos La Laguna3k
IVPatzicia16k
IVEscuintla103k
IVYepocapa9k
IVSan Pedro La Laguna10k
IVSan Marcos25k
IVSan Juan La Laguna5k
IVSan Carlos Sija7k
IVNuevo Progreso8k
IVEl Rodeo2k
IVCatarina3k
IVZaragoza9k
IVTecpan Guatemala22k
IVSanta Cruz La Laguna1k
IVSumpango21k
IVSanta Cruz Balanya8k
IVSan Antonio Ilotenango2k
IVMalacatan15k
IVAcatenango7k
IVSan Pablo14k
IVSan Lucas Toliman15k
IVMagdalena Milpas Altas6k
IVAlvaro Obregon5k
IVChiche2k
IVTapachula198k
IVSanta Catarina Ixtahuacan15k
IVPatzite1k
IVSanta Clara La Laguna5k
IVPalestina de los Altos2k
IVEl Tumbador8k
IVComalapa21k
IVSanta Maria de Jesus16k
IVSanta Maria Chiquimula7k
IVPalin31k
IVMomostenango32k
IVSantiago Sacatepequez24k
IVSan Francisco El Alto54k
IVSan Cristobal Totonicapan4k
IVSan Andres Itzapa19k
IVComitancillo20k
IVSan Jose Poaquil6k
IVSolola45k
IVSibilia1k
IVSan Andres Semetabaj3k
IVNahuala28k
IVSanta Lucia Utatlan1k
IVTuxtla Chico7k
IVConcepcion3k
IVSanta Catarina Palopo3k
IVSan Lorenzo945
IVSan Antonio Palopo4k
IVPanajachel13k
IVCacahoatan14k
IVTotonicapan70k
IVSan Martin Jilotepeque10k
IVSanta Lucia La Reforma1k
IVSan Antonio Sacatepequez2k
IVChichicastenango80k
IVSan Pedro Sacatepequez40k
IVSan Cristobal Cucho9k
IVChinique3k
IVVeinte de Noviembre4k
IVSanta Rosa de Lima6k
IVSan Rafael Pie de La Cuesta4k
IVSan Bartolo1k
IVMalacatancito2k
IVGuanagazapa3k
IVSanta Lucia Milpas Altas13k
IVHuitan10k
IVSan Vicente Pacaya7k
IVEsquipulas Palo Gordo2k
IVTejutla3k
IVSanta Apolonia2k
IVSan Miguel Ixtahuacan4k
IVSacapulas12k
IVJoyabaj13k
IVAmatitlan72k
IVSanta Barbara888
IVSan Bartolome Milpas Altas6k
IVSan Bartolome Jocotenango2k
IVSan Pedro Jocopilas1k
IVHuixtla29k
IVHuehuetan7k
IVHuehuetenango79k
IVSan Lucas Sacatepequez18k
IVChiquimulilla13k
IVTajumulco4k
IVIxchiguan2k
IVCabrican12k
IVBarberena31k
IVSan Sebastian Huehuetenango1k
IVSan Martin Sacatepequez4k
IVAguacatan6k
IVTaxisco7k
IVSan Raimundo9k
IVSan Jose Ojetenan1k
IVFraijanes28k
IVChuarrancho7k
IVColotenango2k
IVConcepcion Tutuapa1k
IVVilla Comaltitlan8k
IVGuazacapan7k
IVAcapetagua6k
IVTacana6k
IVSan Miguel Siguila8k
IVPachalum2k
IVMoyuta8k
IVCajola3k
IVSan Miguel Chicaj14k
IVPueblo Nuevo Vinas4k
IVPasaco2k
IVSanta Cruz Naranjo6k
IVSalcaja12k
IVSanto Domingo Xenacoj9k
IVCubulco10k
IIISibinal2k
IIISan Andres Xecul12k
IIISan Andres Sajcabaja2k
IIILa Esperanza16k
IIISoloma11k
IIIIxtahuacan4k
IIISalama0
IIICuilapa16k
IIIFrontera Comalapa15k
IIISan Jose Acatempa6k
IIICuilco2k
IIIZacualpa9k
IIISan Juan Tecuaco2k
IIINueva Santa Rosa10k
IIIMorazan3k
IIIRabinal11k
IIIUsumatlan5k
IIISan Jose del Golfo5k
IIINebaj23k
IIIChiantla8k
IIIYupiltepeque3k
IIISan Gaspar Ixchil551
IIICasillas9k
IIIAlmolonga12k
IIITodos Santos Cuchumatan3k
IIISan Pedro Necta4k
IIISan Juan Sacatepequez137k
IIISanarate16k
IIIPetapa141k
IIIOstuncalco29k
IIIEl Chol2k
IIICanilla2k
IIIVilla Nueva407k
IIISan Pedro Sacatepequez14k
IIIQuesada2k
IIISan Mateo6k
IIIVilla Canales122k
IIIQuetzaltenango132k
IIIEscuintla9k
IIISanta Maria Ixhuatan4k
IIISan Pedro Ayampuc47k
IIISan Jose Pinula47k
IIISan Francisco La Union1k
IIISan Antonio La Paz8k
IIIMonjas10k
IIIChicomuselo5k
IIISan Rafael Las Flores3k
IIIPalencia19k
IIISantiago Chimaltenango3k
IIICunen8k
IIICantel26k
IIIAcacoyagua6k
IIISan Rafael Petzal2k
IIISan Pedro Pinula3k
IIISan Juan Chamelco12k
IIIJalapa46k
IIIConcepcion Chiquirichapa8k
IIISan Juan Atitan2k
IIINenton3k
IIIMotozintla de Mendoza19k
IIIMapastepec16k
IIIAcajutla23k
IIISanta Cruz Verapaz6k
IIIZunil10k
IIISan Juan Cotzal11k
IIIJutiapa34k
IIIAsuncion Mita16k
IIISanta Catarina Pinula68k
IIISanta Ana Huista2k
IIIConguaco3k
IIIChalchuapa32k
IIISan Luis Ixcan8k
IIIEl Progreso7k
IIIGuatemala City995k
IIIAhuachapan34k
IIISansare4k
IIILa Libertad6k
IIIEl Adelanto2k
IIIChajul12k
IIIOratorio10k
IIIGuaymango2k
IIICoban53k
IIISan Jeronimo8k
IIIAtiquizaya9k
IIIUspantan5k
IIITeculutan6k
IIISan Manuel Chaparron3k
IIIMataquescuintla8k
IIIGuastatoya13k
IIITacuba5k
IIIJuayua10k
IIISan Miguel Acatan3k
IIISan Juan Ixcoy3k
IIISan Cristobal Verapaz20k
IIIJalpatagua10k
IIIConcepcion9k
IIISan Antonio del Monte9k
IIINahuizalco7k
IIISan Rafael La Independencia1k
IIIChicaman2k
IIISonsonate59k
IIISanta Eulalia5k
IIISan Luis Jilotepeque10k
IIISan Antonio Huista6k
IIISonzacate15k
IIISan Francisco Menendez1k
IIIJacaltenango34k
IIIJujutla2k
IIIIzalco19k
IIIConcepcion de Ataco8k
IIIAgua Blanca3k
IIIPurulha5k
IIISan Agustin Acasaguastlan10k
IIIComapa1k
IIIJerez4k
IIIIpala5k
IIIAtescatempa12k
IIINueva Palestina8k
IIISanta Catarina Mita11k
IIIChinautla97k
IIIBarillas14k
IIISan Cristobal Acasaguastlan2k
IIISan Pedro Carcha13k
IIIAngel Albino Corzo9k
IIIZapotitlan2k
IIITucuru5k
IIIMixco473k
IIIChisec17k
IIICabanas5k
IIICandelaria de La Frontera6k
IIISan Mateo Ixtatan13k
IIILanquin2k
IIIChahal7k
IIITactic9k
IIIEl Jicaro4k
IIITres Picos5k
IIIHuite3k
IIIPijijiapan15k
IIITamahu1k
IIISan Pedro Buenavista8k
IIICahabon5k
IIIPanzos26k
IIISenahu6k

(k = x1,000)


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