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Earthquake: M 3.9 quake strikes near Champerico in Guatemala

Earthquake location 14.058S, -92.318WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (mg/mb) has striked on Sunday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. The temblor was reported at 07:49:16 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-19 01:49:16 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -92.318 West, latitude 14.058 North, depth 15 km.

Close countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Flores Costa Cuca (c. 12 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Asintal, Retalhuleu, Coatepeque.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.318° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.058° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50km WSW of Champerico, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-19 01:49:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-02-06 00:23:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 234 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID usc000tk1d Id of event.
Event Code c000tk1d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,usc000tk1d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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