Category Archives: Earthquakes

Eruptions at Volcan Fuego and Pacaya

Both volcanoes have entered a new cycle of activity, with strombolic eruptions and ash. No lava yet reported at Fuego, but it’s been making a lot of noise here in Antigua and putting on a great show at night. If … Continue reading

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6.4 Earthquake in Guatemala Today

hit off Guatemala’s Pacific coast of Guatemala about 6 PM EST. It occurred four days after the massive 7.4 earthquake off Champerico, a surf town near Retalulheu. Damage from Today’s Guatemalan Earthquake There have been no reports from the area … Continue reading

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Major Guatemala Earthquake Felt in Antigua Today

The 7.4 earthquake that struck this morning was the strongest since 1976. Strong enough to prompt evacuations of homes and buildings as far away as Mexico City and Tuxtla Guttierez, Chiapas, it led to similar evacuations in Guatemala City. Earthquake … Continue reading

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All Shook Up (Another Earthquake in Guatemala Today)

This one was not far from Antigua. But not close, either. It happened between the Pacific coast and Escuintla, on the way to Monterrico.  Magnitude was a tad over 5.

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