A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Puerto San José in Guatemala. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/06/20 / 2020-06-08 10:54:19 / June 8, 2020 @ 10:54 am. Exact location of earthquake, -90.8603° West, 13.3654° North, depth 47.01 km. Unique identifier: us6000a7t6. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a7t6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.01 km (29 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:54:19 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Masagua (c. 10 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Guazacapán (c. 7 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Taxisco (c. 6 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Masagua, Guazacapán, Taxisco (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 62 km S of Puerto San José, Guatemala.
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