A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Puerto San Jose in Guatemala on Friday. Exact location, longitude -90.9708° West, latitude 13.372° North, depth = 43.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.5 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:44:09 / 7:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/16 / 2016-03-18 13:44:09 / March 18, 2016 @ 1:44 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005br1. Unique identifier: us20005br1.
Event epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Gomera, Puerto San José (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km SSW of Puerto San Jose, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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