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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag strikes near Merizo Village in Guam



Earthquake location 12.361S, 144.1905WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 112 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam (70 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 10:43:13 / April 4, 2017 @ 10:43 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.1905 East, latitude 12.361 North, depth = 26.82 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.82 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:43:13 / 8:43 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008e98. Id of event: us10008e98.

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 112 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.1905° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.361° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 112km SSW of Merizo 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 2017-04-04 10:43:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-04 11:20:12 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 432 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 1.388 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 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 us10008e98 Id of event.
Event Code 10008e98 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008e98, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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