A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Nueva Concepcion in Guatemala. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -91.2123 West, latitude 14.1185 North, depth = 80.41 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/11/15 / 2015-11-25 10:23:03 / November 25, 2015 @ 10:23 am. Unique identifier: us10004173. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004173. The temblor was picked up at 04:23:03 / 4:23 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 80.41 km (50 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 95 km (59 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San José Pinula, San Raimundo, San Miguel Sigüilá.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SE of Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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