A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Nueva Concepcion in Guatemala. Event id: us10006n8k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006n8k. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.23 km (23 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/09/16 / 2016-09-09 01:16:38 / September 9, 2016 @ 1:16 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -91.6281 West, latitude 13.4723 North, depth = 36.23 km. The temblor was reported at 19:16:38 / 7:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Nueva Concepción (c. 11 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tiquisate, La Gomera, Nueva Concepción (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 87 km SSW of Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala.
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