A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Ocos in Guatemala. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:00:23 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 09:00:23 / February 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.6574 West, latitude 13.936 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70007vnd. Event ids that are associated: us70007vnd.
The epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ciudad Tecún Umán, Puerto Madero, Champerico.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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