A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:03:42 / 1:03 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/05/19 / 2019-05-13 19:03:42 / May 13, 2019 @ 7:03 pm. Exact location of event, depth 35.88 km, -92.5581° West, 13.7338° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.88 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003kiy. Unique identifier: us70003kiy.
Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Brisas Barra de Suchiate, Ocós, Champerico. The epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 93 km SW of Champerico, Guatemala.
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