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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Inarajan Village in Guam

Earthquake location 12.9438S, 145.2615WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Inarajan Village in Guam on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/12/19 / 2019-12-03 09:30:32 / December 3, 2019 @ 9:30 am. Exact location of event, longitude 145.2615 East, latitude 12.9438 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:30:32 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter). 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 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us60006lt6. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006lt6.

Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Piti Village, Asan-Maina Village, Agat Village.

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 thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 66 km ESE of Inarajan Village, Guam.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 145.2615° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.9438° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 66km ESE 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 2019-12-03 09:30:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-04 00:21:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 340 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 2.34 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.02 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 us60006lt6 Id of event.
Event Code 60006lt6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006lt6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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