A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Jutiapa in Guatemala. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 187.28 km (116 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -89.8753° West, latitude 14.2935° North, depth = 187.28 km. Id of earthquake: us1000ed0q. Event ids that are associated: us1000ed0q. The temblor was detected at 13:16:40 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/05/18 / 2018-05-27 19:16:40 / May 27, 2018 @ 7:16 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ayutuxtepeque, Mejicanos, Santiago Sacatepéquez (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Mejicanos (c. 160 300 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km ENE of Jutiapa, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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