A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Panzos in Guatemala on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 11:15:01 / 11:15 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000dxti. Event ids that are associated: us2000dxti. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/04/18 / 2018-04-10 17:15:01 / April 10, 2018 @ 5:15 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -89.6356° West, 15.3418° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Cobán (c. 53 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Jalapa (c. 45 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Chiquimula (c. 41 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Salamá (c. 40 000 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Zacapa (c. 36 100 pop), 7 km (5 miles) from Panzós (c. 25 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Morales, Jalapa, Chisec.
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 one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SSE of Panzos, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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