A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Ocos in Guatemala. Exact location, longitude -92.4819° West, latitude 14.2422° North, depth = 45.24 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 12:00:09 / 12:00 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/04/20 / 2020-04-11 18:00:09 / April 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.24 km (28 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008u31. Id of event: us70008u31.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nuevo San Carlos, Retalhuleu, El Quetzal. Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Nuevo San Carlos (c. 19 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 42 km SW of Ocos, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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