Reading webmaster tools crawl stats to figure out traffic loss reasons

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  1. thetraveller

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    If there is someone who can guide me...

    My traffic started to drop since 28 april 2012, and it keeps going down.

    While browsing trough my webmaster tools account at crawl stats I discovered this:

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    This is the exact place where my traffic started to go down continually. I just can't figure out what this means,

    "Time spent downloading a page" - the google bot download my pages faster, and I lose traffic? Where is the logic? My pages weren't modified.

    Thanks.
     
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    Have you checked your place in google?
    The solution could be so easy that you have dropped in rank
     
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  3. thetraveller

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    I know I have dropped in ranks, but I try to figure out what is the correlation between the time (milliseconds) in which the crawl bot is downloading my pages, and the drop.

    Thanks for your reply.
     
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    Still waiting for some more replies.. google penguin update started on 24th april, targeting link spam, so maybe this is all about. But still cannot interpret crawl stats.