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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Puerto San Jose in Guatemala

Earthquake location 13.7157S, -90.911WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Puerto San Jose in Guatemala. Exact location of event, depth 58.96 km, -90.911° West, 13.7157° North. The temblor was detected at 19:36:11 / 7:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.96 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/07/19 / 2019-07-13 01:36:11 / July 13, 2019 @ 1:36 am. Event id: us70004jfe. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004jfe. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 96 km (59 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Amatitlán (c. 71 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Antigua Guatemala (c. 39 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Palín (c. 31 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moyuta, Antigua Guatemala, Petapa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 25 km SSW of Puerto San Jose, Guatemala.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -90.911° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.7157° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km SSW of Puerto San Jose, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-13 01:36:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-13 03:23:59 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 312 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 1.106 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 122 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 us70004jfe Id of event.
Event Code 70004jfe An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004jfe, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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