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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag strikes near Guam region

Earthquake location 13.1128S, 144.2965WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Guam region kilometers (0 miles) from Guam region. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.2 km (9 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/20 / 2020-09-08 00:54:07 / September 8, 2020 @ 12:54 am. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:54:07 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.2965 East, latitude 13.1128 North, depth = 15.2 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000bjgs. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bjgs.

Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Barrigada Village. Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Guam region.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.2965° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.1128° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Guam region Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-08 00:54:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-08 01:21:04 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 449 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 0.73 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 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 us7000bjgs Id of event.
Event Code 7000bjgs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bjgs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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