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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Puerto San José in Guatemala

Earthquake location 13.2668S, -90.9856WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Puerto San José in Guatemala on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -90.9856° West, 13.2668° North, depth 35.28 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:05:43 / 6:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.28 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000a7re. Event ids that are associated: us6000a7re. Global time and date of event 08/06/20 / 2020-06-08 06:05:43 / June 8, 2020 @ 6:05 am UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (57 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Gomera, Puerto San José.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 75 km SSW of Puerto San José, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -90.9856° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.2668° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 75 km SSW of Puerto San José, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-08 06:05:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-08 06:37:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 1.427 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 173 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 us6000a7re Id of event.
Event Code 6000a7re An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a7re, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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