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Moderate earthquake 5.5 mag, 115 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam

Earthquake location 12.2536S, 144.4078WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 115 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam (71 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude 144.4078 East, latitude 12.2536 North, depth = 47.72 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/07/19 / 2019-07-21 17:35:38 / July 21, 2019 @ 5:35 pm. Unique identifier: us70004q4u. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004q4u, pt19202051. 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 47.72 km (30 miles). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:35:38 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 115 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.4078° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.2536° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 115km SSW 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 17:35:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-21 17:52:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 0 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 466 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,pt, 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 1.401 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 120 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 us70004q4u Id of event.
Event Code 70004q4u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004q4u,pt19202051, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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