A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Nueva Concepcion in Guatemala on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.72 km (40 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:30:15 / 1:30 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000322j. Id of event: us1000322j. Exact location, longitude -91.3718° West, latitude 14.1226° North, depth = 64.72 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/08/15 / 2015-08-13 19:30:15 / August 13, 2015 @ 7:30 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 100 km (62 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Marcos, Santa Cruz del Quiché, Guazacapán.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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