A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from San Luis Ixcan in Guatemala on Saturday. Unique identifier: us70004jvb. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004jvb. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/07/19 / 2019-07-14 01:57:16 / July 14, 2019 @ 1:57 am. Exact location of earthquake, -91.0195° West, 15.7122° North, depth 10 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:57:16 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Chichicastenango (c. 79 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Huehuetenango (c. 79 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Totonicapán (c. 69 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from San Francisco El Alto (c. 54 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Cobán (c. 53 400 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Salamá (c. 40 000 pop), 77 km (48 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 Salamá, Nahualá, Purulhá (min 5000 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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: 11 km SE of San Luis Ixcan, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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