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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Tecpan Guatemala in Guatemala

Earthquake location 14.7309S, -91.0066WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tecpan Guatemala in Guatemala on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -91.0066 West, latitude 14.7309 North, depth = 232.52 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:13:02 / 8:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/04/19 / 2019-04-30 14:13:02 / April 30, 2019 @ 2:13 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 232.52 km (144 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70003iwd. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003iwd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Flores Costa Cuca, Coatepeque, Puerto San José. Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop).

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

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km SSW of Tecpan Guatemala, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -91.0066° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.7309° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 232.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km SSW of Tecpan Guatemala, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-30 14:13:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-12 14:19:52 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 284 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 0.697 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 110 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 us70003iwd Id of event.
Event Code 70003iwd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003iwd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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