A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d07c. Id of event: us7000d07c. Global time and date of event 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 04:20:54 / January 15, 2021 @ 4:20 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:20:54 / 4:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -91.818° West, latitude 13.6025° North, depth = 35 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Nueva Concepción (c. 11 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop). Close 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 Tiquisate, Nueva Concepción, Champerico.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 77 km S of Champerico, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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