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Light earthquake 4.9 mag, 21 km SE of Champerico, Guatemala

Earthquake location 14.1508S, -91.7893WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (mg/mb) was reported Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. The temblor was reported at 16:21:00 / 4:21 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 67.21 km (42 miles). Global time of event 15/05/15 / 2015-05-15 22:21:00 / May 15, 2015 @ 10:21 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -91.7893 West, latitude 14.1508 North, depth 67.21 km, unique identifier, us100029m8. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us100029m8,.

Close countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Totonicapán (c. 69 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from San Francisco El Alto (c. 54 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Sololá (c. 45 400 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Patzún, Cacahoatán, Masagua.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -91.7893° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.1508° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 67.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km SE 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 2015-05-15 22:21:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-15 22:48:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 372 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 1.193 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 135 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 us100029m8 Id of event.
Event Code 100029m8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100029m8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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