A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:28:50 / 4:28 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d5fe. Id of event: us6000d5fe. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/12/20 / 2020-12-21 16:28:50 / December 21, 2020 @ 4:28 pm. Exact location of event, depth 7.38 km, -92.3632° West, 13.8253° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.38 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Brisas Barra de Suchiate, Ocós, Champerico (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 71 km SW of Champerico, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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