A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Yepocapa in Guatemala. Exact location of earthquake, -91.0328° West, 14.4653° North, depth 126.75 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 126.75 km (79 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:29:28 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/20 / 2020-09-14 14:29:28 / September 14, 2020 @ 2:29 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bn11. Unique identifier: us7000bn11. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comitancillo, San José Acatempa, San Marcos (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km WSW of Yepocapa, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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