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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag has occurred near Inarajan Village in Guam



Earthquake location 12.691S, 145.1491WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Inarajan Village in Guam. The temblor was picked up at 23:47:41 / 11:47 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10007w1b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007w1b. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 145.1491° East, latitude 12.691° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/01/17 / 2017-01-29 13:47:41 / January 29, 2017 @ 1:47 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Event epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Piti Village, Asan-Maina Village, Yigo Village. Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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: 77 km SE of Inarajan Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 145.1491° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.691° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 77km SE of Inarajan 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 2017-01-29 13:47:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-01-29 15:27:53 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 385 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 0.933 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 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 us10007w1b Id of event.
Event Code 10007w1b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007w1b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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