A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Santo Domingo Suchitepequez in Guatemala on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -91.5715 West, latitude 14.3311 North, depth = 75.63 km. The temblor was detected at 11:45:56 / 11:45 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000hqlt. Event ids that are associated: us1000hqlt. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 75.63 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/11/18 / 2018-11-11 17:45:56 / November 11, 2018 @ 5:45 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Tejar, Santa Cruz del Quiché, Ciudad Vieja (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Chimaltenango (c. 82 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Chichicastenango (c. 79 800 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Totonicapán (c. 69 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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