A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Puerto San José in Guatemala on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -90.9856° West, 13.2668° North, depth 35.28 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:05:43 / 6:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.28 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000a7re. Event ids that are associated: us6000a7re. Global time and date of event 08/06/20 / 2020-06-08 06:05:43 / June 8, 2020 @ 6:05 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (57 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Gomera, Puerto San José.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-eight 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 75 km SSW of Puerto San José, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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