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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 52 km SSE of Champerico, Guatemala

Earthquake location 13.8721S, -91.6844WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. The temblor was detected at 08:54:39 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/06/20 / 2020-06-13 08:54:39 / June 13, 2020 @ 8:54 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.36 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000ab77. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ab77. Exact location, longitude -91.6844° West, latitude 13.8721° North, depth = 42.36 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coatepeque, Colomba, Brisas Barra de Suchiate. Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Chicacao (c. 20 400 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 52 km SSE of Champerico, Guatemala.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -91.6844° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.8721° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 42.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52 km SSE 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 2020-06-13 08:54:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-13 09:19:18 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 298 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 0.648 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 177 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 us6000ab77 Id of event.
Event Code 6000ab77 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000ab77, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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