A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Pasaco in Guatemala. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002m37. Id of event: us10002m37. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -90.29 West, latitude 13.8674 North, depth = 104.7 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/06/15 / 2015-06-27 15:16:01 / June 27, 2015 @ 3:16 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 104.7 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:16:01 / 9:16 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Parramos, Sumpango, San Pedro Sacatepéquez (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km SW of Pasaco, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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