A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Nueva Concepcion in Guatemala on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 14:43:43 / 2:43 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000fv1p. Event ids that are associated: us2000fv1p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.5 km (24 miles). Exact location, longitude -91.5936° West, latitude 13.7641° North, depth = 38.5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/07/18 / 2018-07-02 20:43:43 / July 2, 2018 @ 8:43 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Chicacao (c. 20 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Pablo Jocopilas (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Felipe, El Asintal, Masagua (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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