A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Puerto San José in Guatemala on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -90.8578 West, latitude 13.3239 North, depth = 40.03 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.03 km (25 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:11:31 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/01/21 / 2021-01-01 22:11:31 / January 1, 2021 @ 10:11 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000d4vf. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d4vf.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Democracia, Chiquimulilla, Masagua (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Chiquimulilla (c. 12 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Masagua (c. 10 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Guazacapán (c. 7 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Taxisco (c. 6 500 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from La Democracia (c. 5 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
Did you feel anything?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 66 km S of Puerto San José, Guatemala.
Copyright © 2021 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.