A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -92.266° West, latitude 13.8229° North, depth = 42.05 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.05 km (26 miles). Unique identifier: us20009m4l. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009m4l. Global time and date of event 13/06/17 / 2017-06-13 14:03:21 / June 13, 2017 @ 2:03 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:03:21 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brisas Barra de Suchiate, Ocós, Champerico. Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 64 km SW of Champerico, Guatemala.
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