A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 131 km SSW of Champerico, Guatemala (81 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:18:46 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -92.3211° West, 13.1801° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/07/18 / 2018-07-24 18:18:46 / July 24, 2018 @ 6:18 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000gcx1. Id of event: us2000gcx1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 131 km SSW of Champerico, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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