A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from San Luis Ixcan in Guatemala. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70004970. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004970. The temblor was picked up at 04:13:26 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/07/19 / 2019-07-03 10:13:26 / July 3, 2019 @ 10:13 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -90.9922 West, latitude 15.6571 North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Chichicastenango (c. 79 800 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Huehuetenango (c. 79 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Totonicapán (c. 69 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Francisco El Alto (c. 54 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Cobán (c. 53 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Jacaltenango (c. 34 100 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Francisco El Alto, Totonicapán, Huitán (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 18 km SE of San Luis Ixcan, Guatemala.
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