A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from La Gomera in Guatemala. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cbz0. Id of event: us7000cbz0. The temblor was detected at 01:23:27 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -91.2238 West, latitude 13.8292 North, depth = 68.13 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/11/20 / 2020-11-08 01:23:27 / November 8, 2020 @ 1:23 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 68.13 km (42 miles).
Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Felipe, San Pedro La Laguna, Patzicía. Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Santiago Atitlán (c. 33 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Palín (c. 31 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ciudad Vieja (c. 30 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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