A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Iztapa in Guatemala. The temblor was picked up at 14:43:50 / 2:43 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 57.13 km (35 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: us10007clm. Unique identifier: us10007clm. Exact location of event, longitude -90.4905 West, latitude 13.7418 North, depth = 57.13 km. Global time and date of event 26/11/16 / 2016-11-26 20:43:50 / November 26, 2016 @ 8:43 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Amatitlán (c. 71 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Santa Catarina Pinula (c. 68 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Miguel Dueñas, Santa Catarina Pinula, Ciudad Vieja (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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