A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Ocos in Guatemala on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.47 km (10 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/02/19 / 2019-02-25 00:47:11 / February 25, 2019 @ 12:47 am. Exact location of event, longitude -92.6825 West, latitude 14.1555 North, depth = 15.47 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 18:47:11 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000jag6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jag6.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Vida Mejor I (c. 6 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vida Mejor I, Champerico, Mazatán.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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