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Minor earthquake: M3.7 quake has struck near Ocos in Guatemala

Earthquake location 14.1624S, -92.3299WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Ocos in Guatemala on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -92.3299° West, latitude 14.1624° North, depth = 30.66 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/03/19 / 2019-03-26 13:38:07 / March 26, 2019 @ 1:38 pm. Unique identifier: us2000k996. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000k996. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:38:07 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 30.66 km (19 miles).

Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Sebastián, Nuevo Progreso, Nuevo San Carlos (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Nuevo San Carlos (c. 19 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 14 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km SSW of Ocos, Guatemala. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.3299° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.1624° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 30.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41km SSW of Ocos, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-26 13:38:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-03 17:14:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 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 211 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 0.713 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 186 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 us2000k996 Id of event.
Event Code 2000k996 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000k996, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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