A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Iztapa in Guatemala. The epicenter was at a depth of 48.37 km (30 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 21:37:21 / 9:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 48.37 km, -90.742° West, 13.645° North. Id of earthquake: us6000cad1. Event ids that are associated: us6000cad1. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 21:37:21 / October 20, 2020 @ 9:37 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Amatitlán (c. 71 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Palín (c. 31 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Barberena (c. 30 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amatitlán, Alotenango, Tacuba (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 32 km S of Iztapa, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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