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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 85 km W of Agat Village, Guam

Earthquake location 13.4218S, 143.8713WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Agat Village in Guam on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jlqi. Unique identifier: us1000jlqi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 143.8713° East, 13.4218° North, depth 205.34 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/03/19 / 2019-03-17 13:01:28 / March 17, 2019 @ 1:01 pm. The temblor was detected at 23:01:28 / 11:01 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 205.34 km (128 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Agat Village (c. 5 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Merizo Village (c. 2 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Asan-Maina Village (c. 2 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Piti Village (c. 1 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Umatac Village (c. 900 pop). Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Asan-Maina Village, Piti Village, Merizo Village (min 5000 pop).

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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 85 km W of Agat Village, Guam. This data 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 143.8713° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.4218° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 205.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 85km W 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 2019-03-17 13:01:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-26 13:32:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 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 0.984 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115 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 us1000jlqi Id of event.
Event Code 1000jlqi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jlqi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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