A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. The temblor was detected at 08:54:39 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/06/20 / 2020-06-13 08:54:39 / June 13, 2020 @ 8:54 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.36 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000ab77. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ab77. Exact location, longitude -91.6844° West, latitude 13.8721° North, depth = 42.36 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coatepeque, Colomba, Brisas Barra de Suchiate. Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Chicacao (c. 20 400 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 52 km SSE of Champerico, Guatemala.
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