A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/11/19 / 2019-11-30 17:59:16 / November 30, 2019 @ 5:59 pm. The temblor was detected at 11:59:16 / 11:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -92.0256 West, latitude 13.9683 North, depth = 39.73 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.73 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70006etm. Event ids that are associated: us70006etm.
Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Pablo Jocopilas (c. 20 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Nuevo San Carlos (c. 19 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Colomba (c. 19 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto Madero, Nuevo Progreso, San Pablo Jocopilas.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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