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Minor earthquake: M3.8 quake has struck near Guanagazapa in Guatemala

Earthquake location 14.3042S, -90.5804WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Guanagazapa in Guatemala. The temblor was detected at 12:21:07 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000aynt. Event ids that are associated: us1000aynt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.85 km (65 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/10/17 / 2017-10-30 18:21:07 / October 30, 2017 @ 6:21 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -90.5804 West, latitude 14.3042 North, depth = 103.85 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Pedro La Laguna, Tiquisate, Tacuba. Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (24 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km NE of Guanagazapa, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -90.5804° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.3042° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 103.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km NE of Guanagazapa, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-30 18:21:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-30 21:22:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 33 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4 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 235 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 1.101 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 167 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 us1000aynt Id of event.
Event Code 1000aynt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000aynt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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