A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 02:32:46 / June 14, 2017 @ 2:32 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:32:46 / 8:32 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009ma8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009ma8. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.3938 West, latitude 13.7843 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Brisas Barra de Suchiate, Ocós, Champerico. The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. 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: 76 km SW of Champerico, Guatemala.
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