A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Pueblo Nuevo in Guatemala. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/12/17 / 2017-12-15 09:07:44 / December 15, 2017 @ 9:07 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -91.5225 West, latitude 14.7007 North, depth = 110.54 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 110.54 km (69 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:07:44 / 3:07 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000c4rw. Unique identifier: us2000c4rw.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Concepción, Villa Nueva, Chajul. The epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Chimaltenango (c. 82 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 5 km NNE of Pueblo Nuevo, Guatemala.
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