A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Iztapa in Guatemala. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/07/17 / 2017-07-10 22:24:33 / July 10, 2017 @ 10:24 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us100098nn. Unique identifier: us100098nn. Exact location of event, depth 63.79 km, -90.6488° West, 13.8076° North. The temblor was reported at 16:24:33 / 4:24 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 63.79 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 94 km (58 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Tejar, Mataquescuintla, Santa Bárbara (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km SSE of Iztapa, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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