A major earthquake magnitude 7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from San Pablo in Guatemala. A tsunami warning has been issued near San Pablo in Guatemala (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 98 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 07:29:03 / June 14, 2017 @ 7:29 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -92° West, 14.9° North, depth 98 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pt17165003, at00orj0si. Unique identifier: at00orj0si. The 7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:29:03 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Xenacoj, Antigua Guatemala, Ciudad Vieja. Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (17 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 130 km (81 miles) from Chimaltenango (c. 82 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Chichicastenango (c. 79 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Huehuetenango (c. 79 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Totonicapán (c. 69 700 pop), 123 km (77 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Francisco El Alto (c. 54 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop).
There are an estimated 15 major quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage.
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