A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Genova in Guatemala. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:39:33 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/10/19 / 2019-10-07 04:39:33 / October 7, 2019 @ 4:39 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -91.8511° West, 14.5274° North, depth 74.7 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005ria. Unique identifier: us70005ria. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74.7 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa, Patzún, Chichicastenango (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Chichicastenango (c. 79 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Totonicapán (c. 69 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Francisco El Alto (c. 54 500 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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