A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 115 km S of Champerico, Guatemala (71 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d0ix. Id of event: us7000d0ix. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 23:41:07 / January 15, 2021 @ 11:41 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 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 event, longitude -91.7721 West, latitude 13.2562 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:41:07 / 11:41 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 115 km S of Champerico, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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