A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/09/19 / 2019-09-24 08:59:40 / September 24, 2019 @ 8:59 am. Exact location of event, longitude -92.3999 West, latitude 13.7753 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60005mnq. Unique identifier: us60005mnq. The temblor was detected at 02:59:40 / 2:59 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Brisas Barra de Suchiate, Ocós, Champerico. Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 78 km SW of Champerico, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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