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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Nueva Concepcion in Guatemala

Earthquake location 13.5362S, -91.5788WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Nueva Concepcion in Guatemala on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:13:29 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.78 km (11 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007w6u. Id of event: us70007w6u. Exact location of earthquake, -91.5788° West, 13.5362° North, depth 17.78 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 00:13:29 / February 25, 2020 @ 12:13 am.

The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from La Gomera (c. 24 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Puerto San José (c. 18 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Tiquisate (c. 18 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Nueva Concepción (c. 11 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto San José, Champerico, Tiquisate (min 5000 pop). Close 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 79 km SSW of Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -91.5788° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.5362° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 79km SSW of Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-25 00:13:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-25 01:00:13 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 340 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 0.988 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 136 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70007w6u Id of event.
Event Code 70007w6u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007w6u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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