A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Unique identifier: us2000bvpj. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bvpj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:13:19 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -91.8345° West, 13.7984° North, depth 35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/11/17 / 2017-11-28 23:13:19 / November 28, 2017 @ 11:13 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio Suchitepéquez, Flores Costa Cuca, Brisas Barra de Suchiate (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Nuevo San Carlos (c. 19 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 14 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 56 km S of Champerico, Guatemala.
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