A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Santa Cruz Verapaz in Guatemala. Exact location, longitude -90.5542° West, latitude 15.3622° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 06:22:39 / 6:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 02/02/18 / 2018-02-02 12:22:39 / February 2, 2018 @ 12:22 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000cftj. Unique identifier: us1000cftj.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Lucía Milpas Altas, Santa Catarina Pinula, San Andrés Itzapa. Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Chinautla (c. 97 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Chimaltenango (c. 82 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Chichicastenango (c. 79 800 pop).
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 seven 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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