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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Puerto San José in Guatemala

Earthquake location 13.5916S, -90.93WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Puerto San José in Guatemala on Monday. Event id: us6000agjx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000agjx. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/06/20 / 2020-06-22 14:59:44 / June 22, 2020 @ 2:59 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 14:59:44 / 2:59 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -90.93 West, latitude 13.5916 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tiquisate, Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa, Escuintla. Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Chiquimulilla (c. 12 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. 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: 38 km SSW of Puerto San José, Guatemala.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -90.93° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.5916° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38 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 2020-06-22 14:59:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-22 16:13:48 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 284 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 1.188 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 198 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 us6000agjx Id of event.
Event Code 6000agjx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000agjx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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