A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Puerto San José in Guatemala on Monday. Event id: us6000agjx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000agjx. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/06/20 / 2020-06-22 14:59:44 / June 22, 2020 @ 2:59 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 14:59:44 / 2:59 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -90.93 West, latitude 13.5916 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tiquisate, Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa, Escuintla. Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Chiquimulilla (c. 12 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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