A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Ocos in Guatemala. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:39:31 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 24.76 km (15 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000648i. Unique identifier: us2000648i. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/06/16 / 2016-06-14 04:39:31 / June 14, 2016 @ 4:39 am. Exact location of event, depth 24.76 km, -92.6185° West, 14.0824° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Pajapita (c. 8 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pajapita, Vida Mejor I, Mazatán.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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