A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa in Guatemala. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 89.13 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -91.0974 West, latitude 14.2267 North, depth = 89.13 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/05/19 / 2019-05-22 04:13:31 / May 22, 2019 @ 4:13 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60003qhe. Event ids that are associated: us60003qhe. The temblor was picked up at 22:13:31 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Casillas, Flores Costa Cuca, San Miguel Sigüilá. Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km SW of Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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