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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 76 km SE of Yigo Mayor’s Office, Guam



Earthquake location 13.1247S, 145.4667WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Yigo Mayor’s Office in Guam. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10006miy. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006miy. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 21:22:07 / September 6, 2016 @ 9:22 pm. Exact location, longitude 145.4667° East, latitude 13.1247° North, depth = 39.09 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.09 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 07:22:07 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Agat Village, Piti Village, Santa Rita Village (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 76 km SE of Yigo Mayor’s Office, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 145.4667° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.1247° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km SE of Yigo Mayor's Office, Guam Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-06 21:22:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-06 21:39:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 0.743 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 122 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 us10006miy Id of event.
Event Code 10006miy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006miy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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