A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Fraijanes in Guatemala. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 204.47 km (127 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:31:11 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 204.47 km, -90.4091° West, 14.4348° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000408k. Event ids that are associated: us6000408k. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/06/19 / 2019-06-13 03:31:11 / June 13, 2019 @ 3:31 am.
Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chiquimula, Santa Clara La Laguna, Nueva Concepción (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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