A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a35i. Id of event: us6000a35i. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/05/20 / 2020-05-31 11:47:25 / May 31, 2020 @ 11:47 am. Exact location, longitude -92.322° West, latitude 13.7731° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:47:25 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brisas Barra de Suchiate, Ocós, Champerico (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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