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Earthquake: M 4.8 quake strikes near Puerto San Jose in Guatemala

Earthquake location 14.0521S, -90.8595WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (mg/mb) has occurred on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Puerto San Jose in Guatemala. The temblor was reported at 17:46:44 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 94.94 km (59 miles). Global time of event 27/02/15 / 2015-02-27 23:46:44 / February 27, 2015 @ 11:46 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -90.8595 West, latitude 14.0521 North, depth 94.94 km, unique identifier, usc000ttvt.

Close countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Catarina Ixtahuacán, San Antonio La Paz, San Andrés Villa Seca.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -90.8595° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.0521° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 94.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km NNW of Puerto San Jose, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-02-27 23:46:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-02-28 00:12:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 10 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 359 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 0.936 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 usc000ttvt Id of event.
Event Code c000ttvt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,usc000ttvt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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