A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala on Monday. Exact location, longitude -92.3879° West, latitude 13.7569° North, depth = 16.42 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 16.42 km (10 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 11:29:49 / 11:29 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000k98t. Unique identifier: us2000k98t. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/19 / 2019-03-04 17:29:49 / March 4, 2019 @ 5:29 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brisas Barra de Suchiate, Ocós, Champerico.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 78 km SW of Champerico, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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