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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag strikes near Merizo Village in Guam

Earthquake location 12.3S, 144.492WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 108 km S of Merizo Village, Guam (67 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pt19202050, us70004q4q. Unique identifier: us70004q4q. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/07/19 / 2019-07-21 17:25:19 / July 21, 2019 @ 5:25 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.75 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 144.492° East, latitude 12.3° North, depth = 43.75 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:25:19 / 3:25 am (local time epicenter).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 108 km S of Merizo Village, Guam.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.492° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.3° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 43.75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 108km S 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 2019-07-21 17:25:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-21 17:39:01 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 416 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 ,pt,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 1.333 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 us70004q4q Id of event.
Event Code 70004q4q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt19202050,us70004q4q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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