A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Nueva Concepcion in Guatemala. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j9z8. Unique identifier: us2000j9z8. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.58 km (25 miles). Exact location of event, depth 39.58 km, -91.6294° West, 13.6038° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/01/19 / 2019-01-29 06:48:55 / January 29, 2019 @ 6:48 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 00:48:55 / 12:48 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Nueva Concepción (c. 11 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Río Bravo (c. 7 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Río Bravo, Puerto San José, Champerico (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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