A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Puerto San José in Guatemala on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 20:53:19 / February 1, 2021 @ 8:53 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -90.7714 West, latitude 13.6975 North, depth = 83.66 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ddrb. Unique identifier: us6000ddrb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83.66 km (52 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:53:19 / 8:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Río Bravo, Acatenango, Antigua Guatemala. Epicenter of the event was 94 km (59 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Amatitlán (c. 71 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Antigua Guatemala (c. 39 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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