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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 4 km E of Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate, Guatemala



Earthquake location 14.2871S, -91.3252WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate in Guatemala. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dvyg. Unique identifier: us2000dvyg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 08:06:29 / April 7, 2018 @ 8:06 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.88 km (28 miles). Exact location of event, depth 44.88 km, -91.3252° West, 14.2871° North. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:06:29 / 2:06 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Marcos, Pajapita, San Pedro Sacatepéquez (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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: 4 km E of Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate, Guatemala.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -91.3252° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.2871° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 44.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km E of Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-07 08:06:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-07 08:18:43 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 259 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 0.429 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 127 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 us2000dvyg Id of event.
Event Code 2000dvyg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dvyg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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