A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Nueva Concepcion in Guatemala. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dwdc. Id of event: us2000dwdc. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/04/18 / 2018-04-08 08:19:21 / April 8, 2018 @ 8:19 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 53.56 km (33 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:19:21 / 2:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 53.56 km, -91.5707° West, 13.9181° North.
The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Santiago Atitlán (c. 33 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Pablo La Laguna, Ocós, Santa Clara La Laguna. Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 42 km SW of Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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