A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Puerto San Jose in Guatemala. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:02:35 / 6:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.82 km (17 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -91.1244° West, 13.2822° North, depth 27.82 km. Event id: us70009adl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009adl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/05/20 / 2020-05-05 12:02:35 / May 5, 2020 @ 12:02 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Democracia, Masagua, Nueva Concepción (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Nueva Concepción (c. 11 100 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Masagua (c. 10 000 pop), 107 km (67 miles) from La Democracia (c. 5 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 78 km SSW of Puerto San Jose, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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