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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 38 km SE of Yigo Village, Guam

Earthquake location 13.3004S, 145.1512WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.1512 East, latitude 13.3004 North, depth = 68.53 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 68.53 km (43 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:54:09 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/03/18 / 2018-03-09 02:54:09 / March 9, 2018 @ 2:54 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000d1yt. Event ids that are associated: us1000d1yt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Agat Village, Umatac Village, Piti Village. Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 38 km SE of Yigo Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 145.1512° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.3004° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 68.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km SE of Yigo 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 2018-03-09 02:54:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-09 03:29:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 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 287 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 2.025 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 us1000d1yt Id of event.
Event Code 1000d1yt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000d1yt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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