A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Palin in Guatemala. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/04/19 / 2019-04-01 01:32:20 / April 1, 2019 @ 1:32 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -90.6825 West, latitude 14.4631 North, depth = 5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000k89l. Unique identifier: us2000k89l. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 19:32:20 / 7:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salamá, Jalpatagua, Nahualá (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 6 km NNE of Palin, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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