A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Nueva Concepcion in Guatemala on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:13:29 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.78 km (11 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007w6u. Id of event: us70007w6u. Exact location of earthquake, -91.5788° West, 13.5362° North, depth 17.78 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 00:13:29 / February 25, 2020 @ 12:13 am.
The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Nueva Concepción (c. 11 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto San José, Champerico, Tiquisate (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 79 km SSW of Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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