A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Puerto San José in Guatemala on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:54:39 / 3:54 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 03:54:39 / December 29, 2020 @ 3:54 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.79 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000d3we. Event ids that are associated: us6000d3we. Exact location of event, depth 34.79 km, -90.863° West, 13.1245° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto San José. Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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