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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Ocos in Guatemala

Earthquake location 14.0824S, -92.6185WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Ocos in Guatemala. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:39:31 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 24.76 km (15 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000648i. Unique identifier: us2000648i. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/06/16 / 2016-06-14 04:39:31 / June 14, 2016 @ 4:39 am. Exact location of event, depth 24.76 km, -92.6185° West, 14.0824° North.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Pajapita (c. 8 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pajapita, Vida Mejor I, Mazatán.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 65 km SW of Ocos, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.6185° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.0824° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 65km SW of Ocos, 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 04:39:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-14 04:49:43 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 298 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 0.997 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 171 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 us2000648i Id of event.
Event Code 2000648i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000648i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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