A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. Id of earthquake: us700059tu. Event ids that are associated: us700059tu. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.23 km (37 miles). Exact location of event, depth 59.23 km, -91.9446° West, 14.3477° North. The temblor was detected at 12:29:01 / 12:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/08/19 / 2019-08-29 18:29:01 / August 29, 2019 @ 6:29 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Huitán, San Lucas Tolimán, Totonicapán. Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Totonicapán (c. 69 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Francisco El Alto (c. 54 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 6 km NNW of Champerico, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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