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Moderate earthquake 5.6 mag, 36 km ESE of Yigo Village, Guam

Earthquake location 13.4396S, 145.2153WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 67.5 km (42 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/11/19 / 2019-11-17 23:55:49 / November 17, 2019 @ 11:55 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us700069ai. Unique identifier: us700069ai. Exact location of event, longitude 145.2153 East, latitude 13.4396 North, depth = 67.5 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:55:49 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Umatac Village, Agat Village (min 5000 pop).

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

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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: 36 km ESE of Yigo Village, Guam.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 145.2153° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.4396° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 67.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36km ESE of Yigo 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 2019-11-17 23:55:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-18 00:18:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 29 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.098 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 496 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 0.368 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 27 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 us700069ai Id of event.
Event Code 700069ai An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700069ai, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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