A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala on Monday. Id of earthquake: us70005889. Event ids that are associated: us70005889. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/08/19 / 2019-08-26 09:44:38 / August 26, 2019 @ 9:44 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.36 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -92.2043 West, latitude 13.5298 North, depth = 45.36 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:44:38 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Champerico (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km SSW of Champerico, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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