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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag strikes near Santa Maria de Jesus in Guatemala

Earthquake location 14.5094S, -90.7089WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Santa Maria de Jesus in Guatemala. Id of earthquake: us2000k85l. Event ids that are associated: us2000k85l. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/03/19 / 2019-03-31 12:55:10 / March 31, 2019 @ 12:55 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 06:55:10 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -90.7089° West, latitude 14.5094° North, depth = 5 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa María Chiquimula, San Francisco Zapotitlán, Cantel. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Guatemala City (c. 994 900 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Mixco (c. 473 100 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Villa Nueva (c. 406 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Petapa (c. 141 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from San Juan Sacatepéquez (c. 136 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Villa Canales (c. 122 200 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km ESE of Santa Maria de Jesus, Guatemala.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -90.7089° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.5094° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km ESE of Santa Maria de Jesus, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-31 12:55:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-31 22:40:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 10 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4 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 238 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 0.955 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 154 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000k85l Id of event.
Event Code 2000k85l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000k85l, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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