A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Casillas in Guatemala. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:32:52 / 2:32 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/11/19 / 2019-11-09 08:32:52 / November 9, 2019 @ 8:32 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 197.49 km (123 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -90.2906° West, 14.4813° North, depth 197.49 km. Unique identifier: us600069n1. Ids that are associated to the event: us600069n1.
Epicenter of the event was 30 km (19 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nueva Concepción, Senahú, Nueva Concepción.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 8 km NW of Casillas, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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