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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Iztapa in Guatemala

Earthquake location 13.7422S, -90.4397WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Iztapa in Guatemala. Unique identifier: us2000g9kw. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000g9kw. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 77.94 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 03:26:20 / 3:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/07/18 / 2018-07-20 09:26:20 / July 20, 2018 @ 9:26 am. Exact location of event, longitude -90.4397 West, latitude 13.7422 North, depth = 77.94 km.

Close 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 Magdalena Milpas Altas, El Progreso, Santa Catarina Pinula. The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Amatitlán (c. 71 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Santa Catarina Pinula (c. 68 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light 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 fifty-one 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 35 km SE of Iztapa, Guatemala.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -90.4397° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.7422° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 77.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km SE of Iztapa, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-20 09:26:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-20 11:08:23 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 2 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 285 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 1.175 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.02 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 139 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 us2000g9kw Id of event.
Event Code 2000g9kw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000g9kw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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