A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 115 km SW of Ocos, Guatemala (71 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -92.8163° West, 13.6619° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:10:20 / 10:10 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007r64. Unique identifier: us70007r64. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/20 / 2020-02-16 04:10:20 / February 16, 2020 @ 4:10 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 115 km SW of Ocos, Guatemala.
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