A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Concepcion Tutuapa in Guatemala on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 171.43 km (107 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 11:10:29 / November 19, 2017 @ 11:10 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bvgj. Id of event: us2000bvgj. Exact location of event, depth 171.43 km, -91.7635° West, 15.3118° North. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:10:29 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Bernardino, Panajachel, Mazatenango (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Chichicastenango (c. 79 800 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Huehuetenango (c. 79 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Totonicapán (c. 69 700 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from San Francisco El Alto (c. 54 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km NE of Concepcion Tutuapa, Guatemala.
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