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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Dededo Village in Guam

Earthquake location 13.6789S, 144.7199WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Dededo Village in Guam. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 04:45:59 / May 15, 2020 @ 4:45 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70009n63. Event ids that are associated: us70009n63. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.7199 East, latitude 13.6789 North, depth = 126.32 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:45:59 / 2:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 126.32 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Inarajan Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 22 km NW of Dededo Village, Guam.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.7199° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.6789° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 126.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NW of Dededo 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 2020-05-15 04:45:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-22 22:00:19 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 298 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 0.169 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 145 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 us70009n63 Id of event.
Event Code 70009n63 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009n63, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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