A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Nueva Concepcion in Guatemala. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/09/15 / 2015-09-22 00:13:42 / September 22, 2015 @ 12:13 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10003lbw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003lbw. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -91.6891 West, latitude 13.8025 North, depth = 43.54 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.54 km (27 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:13:42 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Democracia, San Felipe, Chicacao. Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Chicacao (c. 20 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from San Pablo Jocopilas (c. 20 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Nuevo San Carlos (c. 19 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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