A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Iztapa in Guatemala. The temblor was reported at 12:51:04 / 12:51 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/01/19 / 2019-01-12 18:51:04 / January 12, 2019 @ 6:51 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.84 km (27 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -90.606° West, 13.3748° North, depth 43.84 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j3ck. Id of event: us2000j3ck.
Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moyuta, La Gomera, Acajutla (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Acajutla (c. 22 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Chiquimulilla (c. 12 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Moyuta (c. 8 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guazacapán (c. 7 100 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 three and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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