A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tecpan Guatemala in Guatemala on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -91.0066 West, latitude 14.7309 North, depth = 232.52 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:13:02 / 8:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/04/19 / 2019-04-30 14:13:02 / April 30, 2019 @ 2:13 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 232.52 km (144 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70003iwd. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003iwd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Flores Costa Cuca, Coatepeque, Puerto San José. Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 4 km SSW of Tecpan Guatemala, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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