A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from San Vicente Pacaya in Guatemala. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200064az. Id of event: us200064az. Exact location of event, longitude -90.6271 West, latitude 14.3298 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:36:48 / 5:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/06/16 / 2016-06-14 11:36:48 / June 14, 2016 @ 11:36 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Pablo Jocopilas, San Jerónimo, Salamá (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 9 km S of San Vicente Pacaya, Guatemala.
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