A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Ocos in Guatemala. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.17 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 17:43:23 / 5:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/07/16 / 2016-07-03 23:43:23 / July 3, 2016 @ 11:43 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005zpc. Id of event: us10005zpc. Exact location of event, depth 19.17 km, -92.4789° West, 14.3035° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Nuevo San Carlos (c. 19 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Colomba (c. 19 100 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Sebastián, Huixtla, Colomba (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km SW of Ocos, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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