A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate in Guatemala. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000f3bt. Unique identifier: us1000f3bt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:45:20 / 8:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.61 km (38 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/06/18 / 2018-06-27 14:45:20 / June 27, 2018 @ 2:45 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -91.5447 West, latitude 14.1004 North, depth = 60.61 km.
Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pastores, El Tejar, Antigua Guatemala. Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Chimaltenango (c. 82 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Totonicapán (c. 69 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from San Francisco El Alto (c. 54 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 27 km SW of Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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