A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Nueva Concepcion in Guatemala. The temblor was detected at 07:02:51 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -91.3187° West, 14.1184° North, depth 86.43 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 13:02:51 / February 3, 2020 @ 1:02 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 86.43 km (54 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us60007ndp. Unique identifier: us60007ndp.
The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Chimaltenango (c. 82 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Chichicastenango (c. 79 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chichicastenango, Petapa, San Miguel Sigüilá.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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