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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near Puerto San Jose in Guatemala

Earthquake location 13.2822S, -91.1244WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Puerto San Jose in Guatemala. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:02:35 / 6:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.82 km (17 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -91.1244° West, 13.2822° North, depth 27.82 km. Event id: us70009adl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009adl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/05/20 / 2020-05-05 12:02:35 / May 5, 2020 @ 12:02 pm.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Democracia, Masagua, Nueva Concepción (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Nueva Concepción (c. 11 100 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Masagua (c. 10 000 pop), 107 km (67 miles) from La Democracia (c. 5 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop).

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 fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 78 km SSW of Puerto San Jose, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -91.1244° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.2822° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 78km 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 2020-05-05 12:02:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-05 12:22:28 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 416 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 1.353 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.02 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 135 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 us70009adl Id of event.
Event Code 70009adl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009adl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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