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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag was detected near Agat Village in Guam



Earthquake location 13.4425S, 144.608WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Agat Village in Guam. Event id: us10007b7a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007b7a. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:02:42 / 5:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.608 East, latitude 13.4425 North, depth = 99.12 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 19:02:42 / November 21, 2016 @ 7:02 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 99.12 km (62 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Inarajan Village (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop).

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

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 8 km NW of Agat Village, Guam.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.608° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.4425° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 99.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km NW of Agat 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 2016-11-21 19:02:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-21 19:27:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 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 370 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 0.292 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 us10007b7a Id of event.
Event Code 10007b7a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007b7a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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