A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 101 km SSW of Champerico, Guatemala (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 04:56:22 / 4:56 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/07/18 / 2018-07-25 10:56:22 / July 25, 2018 @ 10:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -92.1192° West, 13.4054° North. Unique identifier: us2000gdf6. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000gdf6.
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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 101 km SSW of Champerico, Guatemala.
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