A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d54b. Id of event: us6000d54b. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 69.87 km (43 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -91.882 West, latitude 14.2662 North, depth = 69.87 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:25:48 / 3:25 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 03:25:48 / January 3, 2021 @ 3:25 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Totonicapán (c. 69 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from San Francisco El Alto (c. 54 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Comitancillo, La Gomera, Totonicapán (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km SE of Champerico, Guatemala.
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