A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Nuevo Progreso in Guatemala. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 95.28 km (59 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -91.9036° West, latitude 14.7999° North, depth = 95.28 km. Event id: us20009mc1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009mc1. The temblor was detected at 01:52:43 / 1:52 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 07:52:43 / June 14, 2017 @ 7:52 am.
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 Sacapulas, Acacoyahua, Acapeteahua. The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Chichicastenango (c. 79 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Huehuetenango (c. 79 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Totonicapán (c. 69 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from San Francisco El Alto (c. 54 500 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 1 km E of Nuevo Progreso, Guatemala.
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