A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate in Guatemala. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dvyg. Unique identifier: us2000dvyg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 08:06:29 / April 7, 2018 @ 8:06 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.88 km (28 miles). Exact location of event, depth 44.88 km, -91.3252° West, 14.2871° North. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:06:29 / 2:06 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Marcos, Pajapita, San Pedro Sacatepéquez (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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