A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Masagua in Guatemala on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a28b. Unique identifier: us2000a28b. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 115.38 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/07/17 / 2017-07-25 17:00:36 / July 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -90.897° West, 14.1582° North, depth 115.38 km. The temblor was detected at 11:00:36 / 11:00 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Felipe, Chichicastenango, Nahualá. Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SW of Masagua, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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