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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Champerico in Guatemala

Earthquake location 13.9683S, -92.0256WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/11/19 / 2019-11-30 17:59:16 / November 30, 2019 @ 5:59 pm. The temblor was detected at 11:59:16 / 11:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -92.0256 West, latitude 13.9683 North, depth = 39.73 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.73 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70006etm. Event ids that are associated: us70006etm.

Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Pablo Jocopilas (c. 20 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Nuevo San Carlos (c. 19 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Colomba (c. 19 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto Madero, Nuevo Progreso, San Pablo Jocopilas.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 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: 38 km SSW of Champerico, Guatemala.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.0256° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.9683° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km SSW 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 2019-11-30 17:59:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-30 18:37:59 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 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 0.639 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 153 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 us70006etm Id of event.
Event Code 70006etm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006etm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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