A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. The temblor was reported at 03:21:46 / 3:21 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cdmk. Id of event: us7000cdmk. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/11/20 / 2020-11-12 03:21:46 / November 12, 2020 @ 3:21 am. Exact location of event, longitude -91.7676 West, latitude 14.2422 North, depth = 67.68 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 67.68 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Totonicapán (c. 69 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Francisco El Alto (c. 54 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Sololá (c. 45 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mazatán, Cabricán, Patzicía (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km ESE of Champerico, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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