A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Cahabon in Guatemala. Id of earthquake: us7000624r. Event ids that are associated: us7000624r. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -89.899° West, 15.8238° North, depth 40.14 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:25:21 / 2:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.14 km (25 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/11/19 / 2019-11-01 20:25:21 / November 1, 2019 @ 8:25 pm.
The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Cobán (c. 53 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Panzós (c. 25 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Cristóbal Verapaz (c. 19 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Poptún (c. 17 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Chisec (c. 17 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from El Estor (c. 15 800 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Cristóbal Verapaz, Sayaxché, Santa Cruz Verapaz.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 29 km NNW of Cahabon, Guatemala.
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