A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Nueva Concepción in Guatemala on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -91.5287° West, 13.6802° North, depth 53.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:18:09 / 4:18 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 16:18:09 / January 15, 2021 @ 4:18 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000d2fv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d2fv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.85 km (33 miles).
Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Patulul (c. 14 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Santa Bárbara (c. 12 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Masagua, Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa, Patulul (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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