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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Merizo Village in Guam

Earthquake location 12.5386S, 142.2696WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 272 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam (169 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/07/18 / 2018-07-22 05:40:22 / July 22, 2018 @ 5:40 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 100.91 km (63 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:40:22 / 2:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.2696 East, latitude 12.5386 North, depth = 100.91 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000gb2d. Id of event: us2000gb2d.

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 ten 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 272 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 142.2696° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.5386° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 100.91 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 272km WSW 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 2018-07-22 05:40:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-22 06:39:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 298 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 2.739 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 101 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 us2000gb2d Id of event.
Event Code 2000gb2d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000gb2d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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