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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Yigo Village in Guam

Earthquake location 14.0699S, 145.1594WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam. The epicenter was at a depth of 116.08 km (72 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 145.1594° East, latitude 14.0699° North, depth = 116.08 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:33:12 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 10:33:12 / June 24, 2020 @ 10:33 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ahra. Unique identifier: us6000ahra.

Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Agat Village, Santa Rita Village, Talofofo Village.

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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 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: 65 km NNE of Yigo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 145.1594° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.0699° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 116.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 65 km NNE 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 2020-06-24 10:33:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-24 10:59:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.9 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 312 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 0.555 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 92 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 us6000ahra Id of event.
Event Code 6000ahra An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000ahra, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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