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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake strikes near Rota in Northern Mariana Islands

Earthquake location 13.9687S, 145.0128WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (mg/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Rota in Northern Mariana Islands. The temblor was reported at 14:42:49 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 52.44 km (33 miles). Global time of event 07/06/15 / 2015-06-07 04:42:49 / June 7, 2015 @ 4:42 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 145.0128 East, latitude 13.9687 North, depth 52.44 km, unique identifier, us20002mnw. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us20002mnw,.

Close countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). The epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Umatac Village, Inarajan Village.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 145.0128° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.9687° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km SW of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-06-07 04:42:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-06-07 05:13:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 312 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 0.402 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 157 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 us20002mnw Id of event.
Event Code 20002mnw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002mnw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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