A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Pasaco in Guatemala on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10007cli. Event ids that are associated: us10007cli. The temblor was picked up at 14:30:01 / 2:30 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/11/16 / 2016-11-26 20:30:01 / November 26, 2016 @ 8:30 pm. Exact location, longitude -90.2512° West, latitude 13.967° North, depth = 105.08 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 105.08 km (65 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guastatoya, Ipala, Chuarrancho. Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 three and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km WSW of Pasaco, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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