A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Puerto San Jose in Guatemala. The temblor was picked up at 21:08:13 / 9:08 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009p75. Event ids that are associated: us20009p75. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.71 km (30 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/06/17 / 2017-06-23 03:08:13 / June 23, 2017 @ 3:08 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -91.0916° West, latitude 13.7374° North, depth = 47.71 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Palín (c. 31 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Ciudad Vieja (c. 30 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Chicacao (c. 20 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Bernardino, San Antonio Aguas Calientes, San Lucas Tolimán (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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