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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 73 km S of Merizo Village, Guam

Earthquake location 12.6076S, 144.5744WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Merizo Village in Guam. Exact location of event, longitude 144.5744 East, latitude 12.6076 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:31:07 / 7:31 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000a3hm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a3hm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/06/20 / 2020-06-01 07:31:07 / June 1, 2020 @ 7:31 am.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barrigada Village, Hagåtña, Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village. Earthquake epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (c. 6 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Yona Village (c. 6 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Agat Village (c. 5 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 73 km S 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 144.5744° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.6076° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 73 km S 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 2020-06-01 07:31:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-01 08:04:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 1.017 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 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 us6000a3hm Id of event.
Event Code 6000a3hm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a3hm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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