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Moderate earthquake, 5.6 mag was detected near Champerico in Guatemala

Earthquake location 13.9284S, -91.8586WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.61 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/19 / 2019-11-30 07:44:25 / November 30, 2019 @ 7:44 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -91.8586° West, latitude 13.9284° North, depth = 47.61 km. Unique identifier: us70006eqm. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006eqm. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:44:25 / 1:44 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Masagua, San Pablo, Puerto San José. Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 107 km (67 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Santiago Atitlán (c. 33 300 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Ostuncalco (c. 28 900 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Cantel (c. 26 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km S of Champerico, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -91.8586° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.9284° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41km S of Champerico, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-30 07:44:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-30 08:02:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.294 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 483 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 0.613 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 159 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70006eqm Id of event.
Event Code 70006eqm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006eqm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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