| 7.5-7.75 Mw|
| July 22, 1816 (1816-07-22) 15:30 UTC|
30.0 kilometres (19 mi)
1816 Guatemala earthquake Wikipedia
The 1816 Guatemala earthquake occurred at 15:30 UTC on 22 July. It had an estimated magnitude of 7.5 to 7.75 on the moment magnitude scale and a maximum perceived intensity of IX (Violent) on the Mercalli intensity scale. It was caused by movement on the Chixoy-Polochic Fault. The area affected by shaking up to intensity VII (Very strong) was at least 13,000 km2. At least 23 deaths were reported.