A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Nueva Concepcion in Guatemala on Friday. Global time and date of event 02/06/18 / 2018-06-02 02:12:30 / June 2, 2018 @ 2:12 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 53.14 km (33 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:12:30 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -91.3177 West, latitude 14.1209 North, depth = 53.14 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000eh88. Id of event: us1000eh88.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Quetzal, Santiago Sacatepéquez, San Lucas Sacatepéquez (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Chimaltenango (c. 82 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Amatitlán (c. 71 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Totonicapán (c. 69 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop).
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 six and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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