A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Puerto San Jose in Guatemala on Wednesday. Event id: us60006b3s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006b3s. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/19 / 2019-11-13 16:28:54 / November 13, 2019 @ 4:28 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -90.9634 West, latitude 13.6722 North, depth = 60.87 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:28:54 / 10:28 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 60.87 km (38 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 103 km (64 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Chimaltenango (c. 82 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Amatitlán (c. 71 800 pop), 112 km (69 miles) from Santa Catarina Pinula (c. 68 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Patzún, Mazatenango, Santa Catarina Pinula (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 31 km SSW of Puerto San Jose, Guatemala.
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