A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Tecpan Guatemala in Guatemala on Friday. The temblor was detected at 09:08:40 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10007cam. Event ids that are associated: us10007cam. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 15:08:40 / November 25, 2016 @ 3:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -90.9995° West, 14.777° North, depth 190.01 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 190.01 km (118 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nuevo Progreso, Taxisco, Puerto San José (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (34 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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