A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Miguel Ixtahuacan in Guatemala. Exact location of earthquake, -91.7337° West, 15.2517° North, depth 178.39 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 178.39 km (111 miles). Event id: us20003mbg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003mbg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/09/15 / 2015-09-21 03:45:48 / September 21, 2015 @ 3:45 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:45:48 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (43 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Chichicastenango (c. 79 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Huehuetenango (c. 79 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Totonicapán (c. 69 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from San Francisco El Alto (c. 54 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chicacao, Santo Domingo Suchitepéquez, San Luis Ixcán (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km E of San Miguel Ixtahuacan, Guatemala.
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