A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005irm. Id of event: us20005irm. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/04/16 / 2016-04-15 20:39:15 / April 15, 2016 @ 8:39 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -92.0619° West, latitude 13.6195° North, depth = 57.67 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 14:39:15 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 57.67 km (36 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Champerico (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 76 km SSW of Champerico, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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