A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from La Gomera in Guatemala. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000g8d0. Unique identifier: us2000g8d0. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.32 km (11 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/07/18 / 2018-07-19 01:27:17 / July 19, 2018 @ 1:27 am. Exact location of event, longitude -91.2774 West, latitude 13.6265 North, depth = 17.32 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:27:17 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Patulul (c. 14 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Santa Bárbara (c. 12 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Domingo Suchitepéquez, Escuintla, Santa Bárbara (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 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 eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 56 km SSW of La Gomera, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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