A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Nueva Concepción in Guatemala. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/20 / 2020-09-23 09:49:40 / September 23, 2020 @ 9:49 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -91.6065 West, latitude 13.4894 North, depth = 44.03 km. The temblor was reported at 09:49:40 / 9:49 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c002. Unique identifier: us6000c002. The epicenter was at a depth of 44.03 km (27 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Nueva Concepción (c. 11 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Gomera, Nueva Concepción (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-one 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 85 km SSW of Nueva Concepción, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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