A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from San Andres Xecul in Guatemala. Id of earthquake: us2000j0ig. Event ids that are associated: us2000j0ig. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 148.2 km (92 miles). Exact location, longitude -91.4696° West, latitude 14.8796° North, depth = 148.2 km. The temblor was reported at 11:08:31 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/01/19 / 2019-01-05 17:08:31 / January 5, 2019 @ 5:08 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Raimundo, Magdalena Milpas Altas, Soloma (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Chimaltenango (c. 82 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Chichicastenango (c. 79 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Huehuetenango (c. 79 400 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Totonicapán (c. 69 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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