A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from La Gomera in Guatemala. The temblor was picked up at 05:23:12 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -91.251° West, 13.647° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/11/17 / 2017-11-03 11:23:12 / November 3, 2017 @ 11:23 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Unique identifier: us2000bhnu. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bhnu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Escuintla, Santa Bárbara, Patulul. Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Patulul (c. 14 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km SSW of La Gomera, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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