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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag was detected near Pasaco in Guatemala



Earthquake location 13.967S, -90.2512WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Pasaco in Guatemala on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10007cli. Event ids that are associated: us10007cli. The temblor was picked up at 14:30:01 / 2:30 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/11/16 / 2016-11-26 20:30:01 / November 26, 2016 @ 8:30 pm. Exact location, longitude -90.2512° West, latitude 13.967° North, depth = 105.08 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 105.08 km (65 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guastatoya, Ipala, Chuarrancho. Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), El Salvador (c. 6 052 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 176 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 three and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

Questions or comments?

How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 4 km WSW of Pasaco, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -90.2512° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.967° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 105.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km WSW of Pasaco, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-26 20:30:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-26 21:21:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 354 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 0.964 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 122 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 us10007cli Id of event.
Event Code 10007cli An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007cli, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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