A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Ocos in Guatemala. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 54.77 km (34 miles). Unique identifier: us6000457p. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000457p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:34:24 / 6:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/19 / 2019-06-24 12:34:24 / June 24, 2019 @ 12:34 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.346 West, latitude 14.4312 North, depth = 54.77 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Domingo Suchitepéquez, Ostuncalco, Mazatenango. The epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from San Pedro Sacatepéquez (c. 40 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km WSW of Ocos, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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