A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from La Gomera in Guatemala. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.1 km (27 miles). Event id: us70006suk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006suk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 43.1 km, -91.2748° West, 13.6723° North. The temblor was picked up at 02:37:23 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/12/19 / 2019-12-31 08:37:23 / December 31, 2019 @ 8:37 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Domingo Suchitepéquez, Escuintla, Santa Bárbara (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Patulul (c. 14 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 51 km SSW of La Gomera, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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