A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Puerto San Jose in Guatemala. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51.98 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20009p1x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009p1x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:28:14 / 8:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -91.0088 West, latitude 13.7124 North, depth = 51.98 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/06/17 / 2017-06-22 14:28:14 / June 22, 2017 @ 2:28 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Miguel Dueñas, Yepocapa, Alotenango (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Palín (c. 31 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 30 km SW of Puerto San Jose, Guatemala.
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