A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. Unique identifier: us2000hb3m. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hb3m. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 15:18:28 / September 8, 2018 @ 3:18 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.2077 West, latitude 13.8514 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:18:28 / 9:18 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Brisas Barra de Suchiate, Ocós, Champerico. Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 73 km (46 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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 SSW of Champerico, Guatemala.
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