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Light earthquake: M4.8 quake strikes near San Bartolo in Guatemala

Earthquake location 15.08S, -91.485WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (mg/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from San Bartolo in Guatemala. The temblor was reported at 05:59:16 / 5:59 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 171.11 km (106 miles). Global time of event 02/05/15 / 2015-05-02 11:59:16 / May 2, 2015 @ 11:59 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -91.485 West, latitude 15.08 North, depth 171.11 km, unique identifier, us20002aur.

Close countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Chimaltenango (c. 82 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Chichicastenango (c. 79 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Huehuetenango (c. 79 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Totonicapán (c. 69 700 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro Sacatepéquez, Santiago Sacatepéquez, Brisas Barra de Suchiate.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -91.485° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.08° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 171.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km W of San Bartolo, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-02 11:59:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-02 12:15:38 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 354 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 1.35 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 127 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 us20002aur Id of event.
Event Code 20002aur An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002aur, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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