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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Guam region

Earthquake location 13.9234S, 144.9971WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Guam region kilometers (0 miles) from Guam region. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 144.9971° East, latitude 13.9234° North, depth = 129.87 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 129.87 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 03:51:17 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009xwl. Unique identifier: us20009xwl. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/07/17 / 2017-07-10 03:51:17 / July 10, 2017 @ 3:51 am.

Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Merizo Village, Umatac Village, Inarajan Village (min 5000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Guam region.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.9971° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.9234° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 129.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Guam region Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-10 03:51:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-20 01:49:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 0.354 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 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 us20009xwl Id of event.
Event Code 20009xwl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009xwl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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