A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guatemala City in Guatemala. Exact location of event, depth 200.67 km, -90.5575° West, 14.599° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ft3z. Id of event: us2000ft3z. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 200.67 km (125 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/07/18 / 2018-07-01 17:21:12 / July 1, 2018 @ 5:21 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:21:12 / 11:21 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nueva Concepción, Santa Catarina Ixtahuacán, Santo Tomás La Unión (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 7 km (4 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 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 four and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 6 km SW of Guatemala City, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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