A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Nueva Concepcion in Guatemala. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005b7y. Unique identifier: us20005b7y. The temblor was reported at 03:33:11 / 3:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 50.53 km (31 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -91.56 West, latitude 13.5865 North, depth = 50.53 km. Global time and date of event 20/03/16 / 2016-03-20 09:33:11 / March 20, 2016 @ 9:33 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto San José, Champerico, Tiquisate (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Nueva Concepción (c. 11 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 73 km SSW of Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala.
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