A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007muj. Unique identifier: us60007muj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -91.9212 West, latitude 13.7509 North, depth = 52 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 11:59:17 / 11:59 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 17:59:17 / February 2, 2020 @ 5:59 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Nueva Concepción (c. 11 100 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ocós, Tiquisate, Nueva Concepción (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 60 km S of Champerico, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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