A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Santa Cruz Naranjo in Guatemala on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 176.7 km (110 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/07/19 / 2019-07-05 00:20:02 / July 5, 2019 @ 12:20 am. Exact location, longitude -90.429° West, latitude 14.3583° North, depth = 176.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70004kq8. Event ids that are associated: us70004kq8. The temblor was picked up at 18:20:02 / 6:20 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sololá, Ipala, Zacualpa. Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 7 km WSW of Santa Cruz Naranjo, Guatemala.
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