A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 03:52:13 / July 9, 2020 @ 3:52 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -91.8318° West, 13.9678° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:52:13 / 3:52 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000akjj. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000akjj.
Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Quetzal, Santo Tomás La Unión, Patulul (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Chicacao (c. 20 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Pablo Jocopilas (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km SSE of Champerico, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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