A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. The temblor was reported at 22:45:15 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000d3tw. Event ids that are associated: us6000d3tw. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -92.1784° West, 13.8108° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 22:45:15 / December 28, 2020 @ 10:45 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Brisas Barra de Suchiate, Ocós, Champerico (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 60 km SSW of Champerico, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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