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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 30 km SW of Puerto San Jose, Guatemala



Earthquake location 13.7124S, -91.0088WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Puerto San Jose in Guatemala. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51.98 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20009p1x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009p1x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:28:14 / 8:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -91.0088 West, latitude 13.7124 North, depth = 51.98 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/06/17 / 2017-06-22 14:28:14 / June 22, 2017 @ 2:28 pm UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Miguel Dueñas, Yepocapa, Alotenango (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Palín (c. 31 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop).

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

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 30 km SW of Puerto San Jose, Guatemala.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -91.0088° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.7124° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 51.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km SW of Puerto San Jose, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-22 14:28:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-22 15:12:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 1.046 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 166 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 us20009p1x Id of event.
Event Code 20009p1x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009p1x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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