A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Ocos in Guatemala. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/12/19 / 2019-12-03 16:11:05 / December 3, 2019 @ 4:11 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:11:05 / 10:11 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006fjl. Unique identifier: us70006fjl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -92.498 West, latitude 14.2033 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Pablo, Nuevo San Carlos, El Quetzal. Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Nuevo San Carlos (c. 19 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 47 km SW of Ocos, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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