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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Inarajan Village in Guam



Earthquake location 13.0092S, 144.919WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Inarajan Village in Guam. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dwrr. Unique identifier: us2000dwrr. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75.38 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 144.919° East, 13.0092° North, depth 75.38 km. The temblor was detected at 16:13:45 / 4:13 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/04/18 / 2018-04-09 06:13:45 / April 9, 2018 @ 6:13 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Piti Village (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 57 km (36 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop).

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

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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. 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: 34 km SSE of Inarajan Village, Guam.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.919° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.0092° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 75.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km SSE 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 2018-04-09 06:13:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-09 06:39:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.6 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 340 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 0.578 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 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 us2000dwrr Id of event.
Event Code 2000dwrr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dwrr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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