A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. The temblor was picked up at 15:36:23 / 3:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -92.2964° West, latitude 13.728° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009n3i. Unique identifier: us20009n3i. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/06/17 / 2017-06-13 21:36:23 / June 13, 2017 @ 9:36 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). 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). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Brisas Barra de Suchiate, Ocós, Champerico (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 75 km SSW of Champerico, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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