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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 21 km WNW of Agat Village, Guam

Earthquake location 13.4384S, 144.4677WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Agat Village in Guam on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 143 km (89 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:40:00 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005r2h. Unique identifier: us70005r2h. Exact location, longitude 144.4677° East, latitude 13.4384° North, depth = 143 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/10/19 / 2019-10-05 11:40:00 / October 5, 2019 @ 11:40 am.

Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Mangilao Village (min 5000 pop). Close 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 five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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. 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: 21 km WNW of Agat Village, Guam.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.4677° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.4384° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 143 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km WNW 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 2019-10-05 11:40:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-05 12:06:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.2 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 341 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 0.417 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 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 us70005r2h Id of event.
Event Code 70005r2h An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005r2h, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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