A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Ocos in Guatemala on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/19 / 2019-09-10 23:54:56 / September 10, 2019 @ 11:54 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Unique identifier: us70005eji. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005eji. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:54:56 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -92.2299° West, 14.1857° North.
Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from San Pedro Sacatepéquez (c. 40 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Ostuncalco (c. 28 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from San Marcos (c. 25 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Río Bravo, Ostuncalco, Nueva Concepción.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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