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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Ocos in Guatemala

Earthquake location 14.0937S, -92.5644WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Ocos in Guatemala. Exact location of earthquake, -92.5644° West, 14.0937° North, depth 10 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:23:58 / 10:23 am (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: 07/06/17 / 2017-06-07 16:23:58 / June 7, 2017 @ 4:23 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20009m61. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009m61.

Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Pajapita (c. 8 200 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vida Mejor I, Pajapita, Mazatán (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 60 km SW of Ocos, Guatemala.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.5644° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.0937° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 60km SW of Ocos, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-07 16:23:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-15 02:52:10 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 284 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 0.945 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 169 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 us20009m61 Id of event.
Event Code 20009m61 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009m61, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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