A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Santa Maria de Jesus in Guatemala. Id of earthquake: us2000k85l. Event ids that are associated: us2000k85l. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/03/19 / 2019-03-31 12:55:10 / March 31, 2019 @ 12:55 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 06:55:10 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -90.7089° West, latitude 14.5094° North, depth = 5 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa María Chiquimula, San Francisco Zapotitlán, Cantel. Nearby 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), 18 km (11 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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