A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. Global time and date of event 28/01/21 / 2021-01-28 10:38:45 / January 28, 2021 @ 10:38 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dcme. Unique identifier: us6000dcme. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 46.86 km, -91.8831° West, 13.9473° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.86 km (29 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:38:45 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nuevo Progreso, Santo Tomás La Unión, Patulul. Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Chicacao (c. 20 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Pablo Jocopilas (c. 20 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Nuevo San Carlos (c. 19 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-nine 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.
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