A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Nueva Concepcion in Guatemala. Exact location of event, longitude -91.3418 West, latitude 14.1818 North, depth = 54.48 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/07/15 / 2015-07-07 04:55:22 / July 7, 2015 @ 4:55 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:55:22 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20002vlz. Ids that are associated to the event: us20002vlz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.48 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Cristóbal Cucho, Nuevo Progreso, Petapa. Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Chimaltenango (c. 82 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Chichicastenango (c. 79 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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