A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/21 / 2021-02-27 10:43:52 / February 27, 2021 @ 10:43 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.83 km (37 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -92.1807° West, latitude 14.1072° North, depth = 58.83 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:43:52 / 10:43 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000de51. Event ids that are associated: us7000de51.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (56 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Nuevo San Carlos (c. 19 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Colomba (c. 19 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tuxtla Chico, San Bernardino, Tiquisate. Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km SW of Champerico, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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