A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Nueva Concepcion in Guatemala. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -91.3785 West, latitude 13.769 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/19 / 2019-07-20 02:14:00 / July 20, 2019 @ 2:14 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:14:00 / 8:14 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60004vzk. Unique identifier: us60004vzk. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Andrés Villa Seca, Retalhuleu, San Pablo Jocopilas (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Chicacao (c. 20 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 48 km S of Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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