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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Ocos in Guatemala

Earthquake location 14.2033S, -92.498WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Ocos in Guatemala. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/12/19 / 2019-12-03 16:11:05 / December 3, 2019 @ 4:11 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:11:05 / 10:11 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006fjl. Unique identifier: us70006fjl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -92.498 West, latitude 14.2033 North, depth = 10 km.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Pablo, Nuevo San Carlos, El Quetzal. Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Nuevo San Carlos (c. 19 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop).

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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 47 km SW of Ocos, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.498° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.2033° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47km SW of Ocos, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-03 16:11:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-03 16:42:28 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 326 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 0.841 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 176 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 us70006fjl Id of event.
Event Code 70006fjl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006fjl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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