A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Guanagazapa in Guatemala. The temblor was detected at 12:21:07 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000aynt. Event ids that are associated: us1000aynt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.85 km (65 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/10/17 / 2017-10-30 18:21:07 / October 30, 2017 @ 6:21 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -90.5804 West, latitude 14.3042 North, depth = 103.85 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Pedro La Laguna, Tiquisate, Tacuba. Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (24 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km NE of Guanagazapa, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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