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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Inarajan Village in Guam

Earthquake location 13.0224S, 144.9393WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Inarajan Village in Guam. The epicenter was at a depth of 56.32 km (35 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/06/17 / 2017-06-13 14:30:04 / June 13, 2017 @ 2:30 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009n39. Unique identifier: us20009n39. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.9393 East, latitude 13.0224 North, depth = 56.32 km. The temblor was detected at 00:30:04 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Piti Village. Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop).

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

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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. 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: 34 km SE of Inarajan Village, Guam.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.9393° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.0224° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 56.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km 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 2017-06-13 14:30:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-27 17:22:32 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 284 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 0.567 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 121 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 us20009n39 Id of event.
Event Code 20009n39 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009n39, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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