A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 49 kilometers (30 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 time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/11/15 / 2015-11-16 12:21:11 / November 16, 2015 @ 12:21 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -91.6117 West, latitude 13.8669 North, depth = 49.95 km. Event id: us10003zjj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003zjj. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49.95 km (31 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:21:11 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (51 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Chicacao (c. 20 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Pablo Jocopilas (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Masagua, Flores Costa Cuca, Santo Tomás La Unión (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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