A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Nueva Concepcion in Guatemala. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -91.6757 West, latitude 13.545 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:34:26 / 3:34 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/05/18 / 2018-05-11 21:34:26 / May 11, 2018 @ 9:34 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000e3av. Event ids that are associated: us1000e3av. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Gomera, Tiquisate, Champerico (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Nueva Concepción (c. 11 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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