A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Masagua in Guatemala. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100096fs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100096fs. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/06/17 / 2017-06-26 13:42:38 / June 26, 2017 @ 1:42 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:42:38 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -90.8846° West, 14.0866° North, depth 35 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Andrés Villa Seca, Chuarrancho, San Pedro Ayampuc.
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 six, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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