A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Nueva Concepcion in Guatemala on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.12 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -91.3785° West, 14.0013° North, depth 43.12 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005p6p. Unique identifier: us70005p6p. The temblor was detected at 20:45:35 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 02:45:35 / October 1, 2019 @ 2:45 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Sololá (c. 45 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Antigua Guatemala (c. 39 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Antigua Guatemala, San Vicente Pacaya, Almolonga.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 23 km SSW of Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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