A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Magdalena Milpas Altas in Guatemala. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:46:28 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/03/19 / 2019-03-27 22:46:28 / March 27, 2019 @ 10:46 pm. Event id: us2000k67m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000k67m. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -90.6562° West, 14.5226° North.
Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa María Chiquimula, Cantel, Mazatenango (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 20 km (13 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 7 km (5 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop).
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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km SE of Magdalena Milpas Altas, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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