A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Puerto San Jose in Guatemala. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/06/17 / 2017-06-30 13:01:00 / June 30, 2017 @ 1:01 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.35 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:01:00 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100095hc. Id of event: us100095hc. Exact location of event, depth 37.35 km, -90.9424° West, 13.4866° North.
Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Chiquimulilla (c. 12 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Nueva Concepción (c. 11 100 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tiquisate, Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa, Escuintla.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 50 km SSW of Puerto San Jose, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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