A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Puerto San Jose in Guatemala on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70009l9s. Event ids that are associated: us70009l9s. Exact location of earthquake, -90.9124° West, 13.2799° North, depth 43.24 km. Global time and date of event 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 00:59:04 / May 20, 2020 @ 12:59 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.24 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:59:04 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (56 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Gomera, Puerto San José (min 5000 pop).
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 five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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