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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag was detected near Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate in Guatemala

Earthquake location 14.1004S, -91.5447WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate in Guatemala. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000f3bt. Unique identifier: us1000f3bt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:45:20 / 8:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.61 km (38 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/06/18 / 2018-06-27 14:45:20 / June 27, 2018 @ 2:45 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -91.5447 West, latitude 14.1004 North, depth = 60.61 km.

Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pastores, El Tejar, Antigua Guatemala. Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Chimaltenango (c. 82 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Totonicapán (c. 69 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from San Francisco El Alto (c. 54 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km SW of Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -91.5447° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.1004° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km SW 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 2018-06-27 14:45:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-27 21:46:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 13 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5 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 361 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 0.446 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 170 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 us1000f3bt Id of event.
Event Code 1000f3bt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000f3bt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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