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Minor earthquake 3.7 mag, 21 km NNE of Yigo Village, Guam



Earthquake location 13.7223S, 144.9394WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam on Saturday. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:16:13 / 9:16 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100075x6. Ids that are associated to the event: us100075x6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.66 km (12 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 144.9394 East, latitude 13.7223 North, depth = 19.66 km. Global time and date of event 04/11/16 / 2016-11-04 23:16:13 / November 4, 2016 @ 11:16 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (16 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Umatac Village, Inarajan Village.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 21 km NNE of Yigo Village, Guam.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.9394° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.7223° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km NNE of Yigo Village, Guam Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-04 23:16:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-20 00:36:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 212 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 0.149 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 142 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us100075x6 Id of event.
Event Code 100075x6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100075x6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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