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

Earthquake location 12.5169S, 143.1451WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 184 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam (114 miles). Exact location, longitude 143.1451° East, latitude 12.5169° North, depth = 104.01 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 02:28:19 / September 11, 2020 @ 2:28 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 02:28:19 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 104.01 km (65 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000bnyj. Event ids that are associated: us7000bnyj.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 184 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 143.1451° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.5169° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 104.01 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 184 km WSW 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 2020-09-11 02:28:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-16 22:37:49 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 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 1.989 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 us7000bnyj Id of event.
Event Code 7000bnyj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bnyj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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