A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 41.79 km (26 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/18 / 2018-07-06 02:17:05 / July 6, 2018 @ 2:17 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000fxzk. Unique identifier: us2000fxzk. The temblor was detected at 20:17:05 / 8:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -91.9539° West, 13.7728° North, depth 41.79 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Domingo Suchitepéquez, Retalhuleu, Brisas Barra de Suchiate (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Nueva Concepción (c. 11 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 58 km S of Champerico, Guatemala.
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