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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Nueva Concepcion in Guatemala

Earthquake location 13.6503S, -91.6652WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Nueva Concepcion in Guatemala on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/07/16 / 2016-07-25 12:58:42 / July 25, 2016 @ 12:58 pm. Event id: us100068c4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100068c4. Exact location of earthquake, -91.6652° West, 13.6503° North, depth 45.03 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 45.03 km (28 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:58:42 / 6:58 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Nueva Concepción (c. 11 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Río Bravo (c. 7 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Santo Domingo Suchitepéquez (c. 6 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Suchitepéquez, Río Bravo, La Gomera.

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 72 km SSW of Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -91.6652° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.6503° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 45.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 72km SSW of Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-25 12:58:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-08-07 10:58:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 272 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 0.869 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 212 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 us100068c4 Id of event.
Event Code 100068c4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100068c4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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