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Moderate earthquake: M5.9 quake has struck near Yigo Village in Guam

Earthquake location 14.0038S, 145.5803WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam. Exact location, longitude 145.5803° East, latitude 14.0038° North, depth = 66.69 km. Event id: us6000ahcr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt20175002, us6000ahcr. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.69 km (41 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 17:50:26 / June 23, 2020 @ 5:50 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:50:26 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop), Northern Mariana Islands (c. 54 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Rita Village, Talofofo Village, Piti Village (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 107 km (67 miles) from San Jose Village (c. 15 000 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 120 km (74 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 90 km NE of Yigo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 145.5803° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.0038° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 66.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 90 km NE of Yigo 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 2020-06-23 17:50:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-23 18:10:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 12 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.073 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 540 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 ,pt,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 0.805 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 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 us6000ahcr Id of event.
Event Code 6000ahcr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt20175002,us6000ahcr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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