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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Nueva Concepcion in Guatemala

Earthquake location 13.6972S, -91.6576WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Nueva Concepcion in Guatemala. The temblor was picked up at 05:13:57 / 5:13 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/07/18 / 2018-07-01 11:13:57 / July 1, 2018 @ 11:13 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -91.6576° West, latitude 13.6972° North, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us2000fsxm. Event ids that are associated: us2000fsxm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Domingo Suchitepéquez, Río Bravo, La Gomera (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Nueva Concepción (c. 11 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Río Bravo (c. 7 600 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Santo Domingo Suchitepéquez (c. 6 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 67 km SW of Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -91.6576° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.6972° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 67km SW of Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-01 11:13:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-01 12:27:07 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 2.335 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 180 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 us2000fsxm Id of event.
Event Code 2000fsxm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000fsxm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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