A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Ocos in Guatemala on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/06/18 / 2018-06-25 04:04:05 / June 25, 2018 @ 4:04 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000f0sy. Event ids that are associated: us1000f0sy. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -92.6147 West, latitude 13.8627 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:04:05 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Champerico, Brisas Barra de Suchiate, Ocós. Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 84 km SSW of Ocos, Guatemala.
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