A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 94 km SSW of Puerto San José, Guatemala (58 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 12:57:41 / January 3, 2021 @ 12:57 pm. Unique identifier: us6000d58w. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d58w. The temblor was picked up at 12:57:41 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 22.24 km (14 miles). Exact location of event, depth 22.24 km, -91.0652° West, 13.1116° North.
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 eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 94 km SSW of Puerto San José, Guatemala.
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