A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Río Bravo in Guatemala. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 62.15 km (39 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:08:20 / 1:08 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000dfy6. Event ids that are associated: us6000dfy6. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 13:08:20 / February 9, 2021 @ 1:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -91.35° West, 14.3471° North, depth 62.15 km.
Epicenter of the event was 86 km (54 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comitancillo, Villa Canales, Huitán (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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