A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Puerto San Jose in Guatemala. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/07/19 / 2019-07-13 01:40:23 / July 13, 2019 @ 1:40 am. Id of earthquake: us70004jfh. Event ids that are associated: us70004jfh. Exact location of event, depth 52.04 km, -91.0121° West, 13.5806° North. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:40:23 / 7:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.04 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Patulul, Chiquimulilla, Tiquisate (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Patulul (c. 14 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Chiquimulilla (c. 12 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-two 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
Did you feel anything?
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: 43 km SSW of Puerto San Jose, Guatemala.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.