A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from La Gomera in Guatemala. The epicenter was at a depth of 37.2 km (23 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/19 / 2019-03-08 11:07:22 / March 8, 2019 @ 11:07 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 37.2 km, -91.2338° West, 13.911° North. The temblor was reported at 05:07:22 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jcbs. Id of event: us1000jcbs.
Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (41 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Antigua Guatemala (c. 39 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Santiago Atitlán (c. 33 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nuevo San Carlos, Jocotenango, Zaragoza.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 27 km SW of La Gomera, Guatemala.
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