A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from La Gomera in Guatemala. Exact location, longitude -91.1124° West, latitude 13.9766° North, depth = 45.98 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:29:47 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 45.98 km (29 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/07/15 / 2015-07-10 20:29:47 / July 10, 2015 @ 8:29 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20002x01. Id of event: us20002x01.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (57 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Chimaltenango (c. 82 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mixco, Fraijanes, El Palmar. Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SSW of La Gomera, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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