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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 9 km S of San Vicente Pacaya, Guatemala

Earthquake location 14.3298S, -90.6271WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from San Vicente Pacaya in Guatemala. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200064az. Id of event: us200064az. Exact location of event, longitude -90.6271 West, latitude 14.3298 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:36:48 / 5:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/06/16 / 2016-06-14 11:36:48 / June 14, 2016 @ 11:36 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Pablo Jocopilas, San Jerónimo, Salamá (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 9 km S of San Vicente Pacaya, Guatemala.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -90.6271° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.3298° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km S of San Vicente Pacaya, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-14 11:36:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-14 12:03:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.3 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 285 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 1.052 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 147 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 us200064az Id of event.
Event Code 200064az An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200064az, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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