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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near La Gomera in Guatemala

Earthquake location 13.4563S, -91.4479WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from La Gomera in Guatemala. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/11/19 / 2019-11-26 23:54:22 / November 26, 2019 @ 11:54 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006die. Unique identifier: us70006die. Exact location, longitude -91.4479° West, latitude 13.4563° North, depth = 34.61 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:54:22 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.61 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Nueva Concepción (c. 11 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto San José, Nueva Concepción, La Gomera.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. 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: 81 km SSW of La Gomera, Guatemala.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -91.4479° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.4563° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 81km SSW of La Gomera, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-26 23:54:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-27 00:13:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 1.088 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 201 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 us70006die Id of event.
Event Code 70006die An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006die, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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