A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Guatemala kilometers (0 miles) from Guatemala. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/07/17 / 2017-07-31 20:52:03 / July 31, 2017 @ 8:52 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000a2zn. Event ids that are associated: us2000a2zn. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -90.4739° West, 14.2544° North. The temblor was picked up at 20:52:03 / 8:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Bárbara, Atiquizaya, Asunción Mita (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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