A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from San Pablo Jocopilas in Guatemala. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 101.33 km (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004fkk. Unique identifier: us10004fkk. The temblor was picked up at 07:00:35 / 7:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -91.4117° West, 14.5783° North, depth 101.33 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/01/16 / 2016-01-19 13:00:35 / January 19, 2016 @ 1:00 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guatemala City, Puerto San José, Nebaj (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (60 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km E of San Pablo Jocopilas, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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