A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from San Luis Ixcán in Guatemala. Global time and date of event 05/06/20 / 2020-06-05 19:20:53 / June 5, 2020 @ 7:20 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:20:53 / 7:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -90.9672 West, latitude 15.7448 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a6tp. Id of event: us6000a6tp.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chichicastenango, Momostenango, Rabinal (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Chichicastenango (c. 79 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Huehuetenango (c. 79 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Cobán (c. 53 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Jacaltenango (c. 34 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Momostenango (c. 31 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Santa Cruz del Quiché (c. 23 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 14 km ESE of San Luis Ixcán, Guatemala.
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