A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Santa Maria de Jesus in Guatemala. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000k6ry. Id of event: us2000k6ry. Exact location of event, longitude -90.6961 West, latitude 14.4827 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/03/19 / 2019-03-27 22:59:12 / March 27, 2019 @ 10:59 pm. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:59:12 / 4:59 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Catarina Ixtahuacán, Salamá, Guastatoya (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: 5 km SE of Santa Maria de Jesus, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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