A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Puerto San Jose in Guatemala. Unique identifier: us10007num. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007num. The temblor was detected at 18:03:55 / 6:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/12/16 / 2016-12-11 00:03:55 / December 11, 2016 @ 12:03 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.92 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 13.92 km, -90.8183° West, 13.5893° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Chiquimulilla (c. 12 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Nueva Concepción (c. 11 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nueva Concepción, Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa, Escuintla (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km S of Puerto San Jose, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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