Central America (realtime) earthquakes list - Sismos en América Central

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Guatemala Jul 30 13:53 4.8 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Guatemala city - No damage. Building swayed for about 30 seconds.
  • USGS Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate, Guatemala Jul 30 13:53 4.8 67 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Guatemala Jul 30 13:53 5.0 68 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala Jul 30 05:25 4.5 57 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Guatemala Jul 30 05:25 4.5 58 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near North Coast Of Colombia Jul 29 04:36 4.0 48 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Punta De Burica, Panama Jul 26 22:58 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC South Of Panama Jul 26 22:58 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON South Of Panama Jul 26 22:58 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jul 25 00:32 4.2 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Isidro, Costa Rica Jul 25 00:32 4.2 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near West Coast Of Colombia Jul 21 11:13 3.7 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Puerto Madero, Mexico Jul 18 19:02 4.9 76 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Chiapas, Mexico Jul 18 19:02 5.0 94 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Chiapas, Mexico Jul 18 19:02 4.9 74 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Colombia Jul 12 20:18 3.6 0 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Colombia Jul 12 01:03 2.3 8 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Corinto, Nicaragua Jul 11 11:31 4.3 61 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jul 11 11:31 4.3 65 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Nicaragua Jul 11 11:31 4.3 63 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Puerto San Jose, Guatemala Jul 10 07:08 4.2 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Guatemala Jul 10 07:08 4.2 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore El Salvador Jul 09 17:29 4.5 68 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador Jul 09 17:29 4.5 68 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-colombia Border Region Jul 09 12:19 2.6 30 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Colombia Jul 09 07:24 2.5 1 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Off Coast Of Costa Rica Jul 08 13:05 4.3 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Jul 08 13:05 4.4 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Colombia Jul 07 19:56 2.7 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Colombia Jul 07 09:45 2.7 25 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Colombia Jul 04 07:22 2.8 2 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Ocos, Guatemala Jul 03 23:43 4.5 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Chiapas, Mexico Jul 03 23:43 4.5 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Tilaran, Costa Rica Jul 03 02:16 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jul 03 02:16 5.1 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Costa Rica Jul 03 02:16 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Fortuna, Costa Rica Jul 03 01:58 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Jul 03 01:58 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Costa Rica Jul 03 01:58 5.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Nueva Arenal - It felt less like shaking and more like being on a boat in rough seas.
  • Nuevo Arenal - The bed was shaking so much that I thought a dog was scratching excessively... then saw the things swinging on the walls! Exciting!
  • Sabanilla (Between Naranjo and Sarchi - In bed, could feel the bed shaking side to side. Lasted about 15 seconds.
  • Nuevo Arenal - Windows rattled, house shaked just before 7 pm local time and at 7.18 pm
  • Nuevo Arenal - Shook my chair, didn't knock anything off shelves. Really could see tables and shelves moving back and forth. Very strange but sort of amazing. Now let's put our breakables close to the floor. Hold on for dear life!!!!!!
  • Aguacate - Light fixtures moving and felt sofa moving back and forth
  • El Castillo - House shook for about 10 seconds while on Holidays
  • Nuevo Arenal - House and windows rattled just before 7 pm local time and another one 20 minutes later
  • Paraiso - Shook the house for approximately 10-15 Sec. 20 minutes later a moderate shaking of the house fo 10 seconds.
  • Playa Panama - Felt a very small shaking of our chairs and table for about 2 to 3 seconds
  • San Luis - No damage just shook the house
  • Rincon de la Vieja - Was sitting at hacienda guachapelin when we felt the shaking, noticed the table moving, and drink rack swaying
  • GEOFON Off Coast Of Costa Rica Jun 30 10:34 4.5 57 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua Jun 30 10:34 4.6 36 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Costa Rica Jun 30 10:34 4.6 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Colombia Jun 30 08:10 3.1 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC South Of Panama Jun 28 02:30 3.8 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-colombia Border Region Jun 25 08:40 2.8 53 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Nicaragua Jun 22 05:24 4.5 186 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua Jun 22 05:24 4.5 186 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON South Of Panama Jun 18 09:15 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Punta De Burica, Panama Jun 18 09:15 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC South Of Panama Jun 18 09:15 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Panama-costa Rica Border Region Jun 15 18:17 4.4 27 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Puerto Armuelles - just a couple of seconds.
  • USGS Panama-costa Rica Border Region Jun 15 18:17 4.5 21 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Jun 15 18:17 4.5 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Guatemala Jun 15 13:46 5.4 61 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Guatemala Jun 15 13:46 5.3 66 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Guatemala City - On third floor of building. Building could be felt shaking lightly. Water in an open vessel was slightly disturbed. Could tell immediately that it was an earthquake.
  • San Pedro (Lake Atitlan) - We could hear and feel the earthquake. Our breakfast table shook. No damage to property. Lasted about 10-15 seconds
  • Antigua - Swaying sensation no damage Lasted at least 30 seconds
  • San Rafael - In a hotel it shook pretty good
  • San Martin del Laguna - It was rather quick. The violent shaking only lasted 4-5 seconds
  • USGS Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate, Guatemala Jun 15 13:46 5.7 70 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Vicente Pacaya, Guatemala Jun 14 11:36 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Guatemala Jun 14 11:36 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ocos, Guatemala Jun 14 10:50 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Chiapas, Mexico Jun 14 10:50 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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