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Light earthquake 4.8 mag, 28 km SW of Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate, Guatemala

Earthquake location 14.1189S, -91.5717WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate in Guatemala on Friday. Unique identifier: us10008dqk. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008dqk. Exact location of earthquake, -91.5717° West, 14.1189° North, depth 56.98 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:54:19 / 7:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/04/17 / 2017-04-01 01:54:19 / April 1, 2017 @ 1:54 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 56.98 km (35 miles).

Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa María de Jesús, Comalapa, Chimaltenango. Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Chimaltenango (c. 82 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Totonicapán (c. 69 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Francisco El Alto (c. 54 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km SW of Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -91.5717° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.1189° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 56.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km SW of Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-01 01:54:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-01 02:22:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 357 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 0.42 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 152 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 us10008dqk Id of event.
Event Code 10008dqk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008dqk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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