A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Puerto San José in Guatemala. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/01/21 / 2021-01-01 22:49:00 / January 1, 2021 @ 10:49 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d4vr. Id of event: us6000d4vr. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48.51 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 48.51 km, -90.7472° West, 13.4694° North. The temblor was reported at 22:49:00 / 10:49 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Escuintla, La Democracia, Masagua. Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Chiquimulilla (c. 12 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Masagua (c. 10 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guazacapán (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
Did you feel it?
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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 51 km S of Puerto San José, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2021 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.