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Moderate earthquake 5.7 mag, 109 km S of Inarajan Village, Guam

Earthquake location 12.286S, 144.807WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 109 kilometers (68 miles) from Inarajan Village in Guam. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/07/19 / 2019-07-16 22:03:54 / July 16, 2019 @ 10:03 pm. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:03:54 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pt19197001. Unique identifier: pt19197001. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.9 km (21 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 144.807 East, latitude 12.286 North, depth = 33.9 km.

Event epicenter was 110 km (68 miles) from Inarajan Village (c. 3 100 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Merizo Village (c. 2 200 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Umatac Village (c. 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Umatac Village, Inarajan Village, Merizo Village (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 109 km S of Inarajan Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.807° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.286° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 109km S 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 2019-07-16 22:03:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-16 22:12:02 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 500 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network pt The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 7 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID pt19197001 Id of event.
Event Code 19197001 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt19197001, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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