Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake, 4.8 mag strikes near Inarajan Village in Guam

Earthquake location 12.7592S, 145.1329WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Inarajan Village in Guam. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/06/20 / 2020-06-02 06:27:22 / June 2, 2020 @ 6:27 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.11 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:27:22 / 6:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 145.1329° East, 12.7592° North, depth 49.11 km. Id of earthquake: us6000a46p. Event ids that are associated: us6000a46p.

Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Piti Village, Asan-Maina Village, Yigo Village (min 5000 pop).

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

Did you feel the quake?

Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 70 km SE of Inarajan Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2020 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 145.1329° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.7592° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 49.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 70 km SE 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 2020-06-02 06:27:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-02 07:12:20 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 354 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 0.864 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 us6000a46p Id of event.
Event Code 6000a46p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a46p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply