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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Puerto San José in Guatemala

Earthquake location 13.6975S, -90.7714WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Puerto San José in Guatemala on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 20:53:19 / February 1, 2021 @ 8:53 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -90.7714 West, latitude 13.6975 North, depth = 83.66 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ddrb. Unique identifier: us6000ddrb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83.66 km (52 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:53:19 / 8:53 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Río Bravo, Acatenango, Antigua Guatemala. Epicenter of the event was 94 km (59 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Escuintla (c. 103 200 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Amatitlán (c. 71 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (c. 62 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Antigua Guatemala (c. 39 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-five 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 26 km SSE of Puerto San José, Guatemala.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -90.7714° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.6975° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 83.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26 km SSE 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 2021-02-01 20:53:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-09 22:08:33 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 1.216 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 178 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 us6000ddrb Id of event.
Event Code 6000ddrb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000ddrb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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