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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag was detected near Santa Cruz Verapaz in Guatemala

Earthquake location 15.3622S, -90.5542WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Santa Cruz Verapaz in Guatemala. Exact location, longitude -90.5542° West, latitude 15.3622° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 06:22:39 / 6:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 02/02/18 / 2018-02-02 12:22:39 / February 2, 2018 @ 12:22 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000cftj. Unique identifier: us1000cftj.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Lucía Milpas Altas, Santa Catarina Pinula, San Andrés Itzapa. Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Chinautla (c. 97 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Chimaltenango (c. 82 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Chichicastenango (c. 79 800 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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: 12 km W of Santa Cruz Verapaz, Guatemala.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -90.5542° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.3622° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km W of Santa Cruz Verapaz, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-02-02 12:22:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-04 22:45:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 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 0.916 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 104 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 us1000cftj Id of event.
Event Code 1000cftj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000cftj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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