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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag has occurred near Champerico in Guatemala

Earthquake location 13.8154S, -92.2488WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. Unique identifier: us20009m84. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009m84. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.2488 West, latitude 13.8154 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/06/17 / 2017-06-13 21:24:12 / June 13, 2017 @ 9:24 pm. The temblor was reported at 15:24:12 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Madero, Retalhuleu, Flores Costa Cuca. Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Flores Costa Cuca (c. 12 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km SSW of Champerico, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.2488° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.8154° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64km SSW of Champerico, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-13 21:24:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-13 21:42:27 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 369 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 0.886 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 130 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 us20009m84 Id of event.
Event Code 20009m84 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009m84, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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