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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 122 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam

Earthquake location 13.0065S, 143.5725WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 122 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam (76 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 143.5725 East, latitude 13.0065 North, depth = 138.41 km. Id of earthquake: us70009kqc. Event ids that are associated: us70009kqc. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 138.41 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 21:13:58 / 9:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 11:13:58 / May 19, 2020 @ 11:13 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-eight 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.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 122 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 143.5725° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.0065° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 138.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 122km WSW 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 2020-05-19 11:13:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-19 11:42:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 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 1.388 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 us70009kqc Id of event.
Event Code 70009kqc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009kqc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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