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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake strikes near La Gomera in Guatemala

Earthquake location 13.9117S, -91.1427WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (mg/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from La Gomera in Guatemala. The temblor was reported at 23:14:41 / 11:14 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 66.75 km (41 miles). Global time of event 21/05/15 / 2015-05-21 05:14:41 / May 21, 2015 @ 5:14 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -91.1427 West, latitude 13.9117 North, depth 66.75 km, unique identifier, us10002b1w. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us10002b1w,.

Close countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). The epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Chimaltenango (c. 82 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Amatitlán (c. 71 800 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumpango, San Felipe, San Bartolomé Milpas Altas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -91.1427° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.9117° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 66.75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km SSW of La Gomera, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-21 05:14:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-21 05:52:58 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 271 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 1.795 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 148 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 us10002b1w Id of event.
Event Code 10002b1w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002b1w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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