A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from San Lorenzo in Guatemala on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -91.5513° West, latitude 14.4248° North, depth = 54.18 km. Global time and date of event 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 23:14:59 / February 11, 2021 @ 11:14 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 54.18 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000dgtq. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgtq. The temblor was reported at 23:14:59 / 11:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tapachula, Palín, Cacahoatán. Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Chimaltenango (c. 82 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Chichicastenango (c. 79 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Totonicapán (c. 69 700 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 three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-three 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 7 km SSW of San Lorenzo, Guatemala.
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