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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag has occurred near Guatemala

Earthquake location 14.2544S, -90.4739WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Guatemala kilometers (0 miles) from Guatemala. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/07/17 / 2017-07-31 20:52:03 / July 31, 2017 @ 8:52 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000a2zn. Event ids that are associated: us2000a2zn. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -90.4739° West, 14.2544° North. The temblor was picked up at 20:52:03 / 8:52 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Bárbara, Atiquizaya, Asunción Mita (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -90.4739° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.2544° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-31 20:52:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-31 21:38:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 19 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.3 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 240 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 1.088 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 155 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000a2zn Id of event.
Event Code 2000a2zn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a2zn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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