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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Agat Village in Guam

Earthquake location 13.4504S, 144.6247WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Agat Village in Guam on Thursday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:23:19 / 12:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 95.03 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 95.03 km, 144.6247° East, 13.4504° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/09/18 / 2018-09-13 02:23:19 / September 13, 2018 @ 2:23 am. Unique identifier: us2000hdt0. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hdt0.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Inarajan Village.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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. 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: 7 km NNW of Agat Village, Guam.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.6247° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.4504° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 95.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km NNW of Agat 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 2018-09-13 02:23:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-13 03:29:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 313 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 0.274 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 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 us2000hdt0 Id of event.
Event Code 2000hdt0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000hdt0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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