A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Puerto San José in Guatemala. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:22:21 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000d593. Event ids that are associated: us6000d593. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 13:22:21 / January 3, 2021 @ 1:22 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 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 earthquake, -90.859° West, 13.2849° North, depth 35 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (57 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Taxisco (c. 6 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taxisco, La Gomera, Puerto San José.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 71 km S of Puerto San José, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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