A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 56 kilometers (35 miles) from La Gomera in Guatemala on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 42.35 km, -91.2698° West, 13.6159° North. Event id: us700098yj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700098yj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 19:30:04 / May 2, 2020 @ 7:30 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:30:04 / 1:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42.35 km (26 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Bárbara, Patulul, Río Bravo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Patulul (c. 14 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Santa Bárbara (c. 12 900 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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