A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from La Gomera in Guatemala. Id of earthquake: us70005gm7. Event ids that are associated: us70005gm7. Exact location of event, longitude -91.3301 West, latitude 13.7505 North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:41:39 / 1:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/09/19 / 2019-09-15 07:41:39 / September 15, 2019 @ 7:41 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Chicacao (c. 20 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cuyotenango, Mazatenango, San Bernardino (min 5000 pop). 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 five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 47 km SW of La Gomera, Guatemala.
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