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Major earthquake, 7 mag was detected near San Pablo in Guatemala



Earthquake location 14.9S, -92WA major earthquake magnitude 7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from San Pablo in Guatemala. A tsunami warning has been issued near San Pablo in Guatemala (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 98 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 07:29:03 / June 14, 2017 @ 7:29 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -92° West, 14.9° North, depth 98 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pt17165003, at00orj0si. Unique identifier: at00orj0si. The 7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:29:03 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Xenacoj, Antigua Guatemala, Ciudad Vieja. Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (17 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 130 km (81 miles) from Chimaltenango (c. 82 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Chichicastenango (c. 79 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Huehuetenango (c. 79 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Totonicapán (c. 69 700 pop), 123 km (77 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Francisco El Alto (c. 54 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop).

There are an estimated 15 major quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km S of San Pablo, Guatemala.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.9° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km S of San Pablo, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-14 07:29:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-14 07:37:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 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 1 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 758 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 165 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.4608357 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 4.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 111.599991072 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00orj0si Id of event.
Event Code 00orj0si An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt17165003,at00orj0si, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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