A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Santa Catarina Pinula in Guatemala. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/04/19 / 2019-04-16 04:04:51 / April 16, 2019 @ 4:04 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -90.506° West, latitude 14.5851° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us700036ss. Event ids that are associated: us700036ss. The temblor was picked up at 22:04:51 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan Chamelco, Ipala, Nueva Concepción. Earthquake epicenter was 6 km (4 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 2 km NNW of Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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