A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. Unique identifier: us20009m84. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009m84. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.2488 West, latitude 13.8154 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/06/17 / 2017-06-13 21:24:12 / June 13, 2017 @ 9:24 pm. The temblor was reported at 15:24:12 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Madero, Retalhuleu, Flores Costa Cuca. Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Flores Costa Cuca (c. 12 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km SSW of Champerico, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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