A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from La Gomera in Guatemala on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000jc80. Event ids that are associated: us1000jc80. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:07:55 / 8:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -91.2955 West, latitude 13.7428 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/19 / 2019-03-08 02:07:55 / March 8, 2019 @ 2:07 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Chicacao (c. 20 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cuyotenango, Yepocapa, Champerico.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 46 km SW of La Gomera, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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