A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Palín in Guatemala on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 183.24 km (114 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a8pm. Unique identifier: us6000a8pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:38:37 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -90.7347 West, latitude 14.3666 North, depth = 183.24 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/06/20 / 2020-06-02 18:38:37 / June 2, 2020 @ 6:38 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monjas, San Andrés Villa Seca, Salamá (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 5 km SW of Palín, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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