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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Yigo Village in Guam

Earthquake location 13.9421S, 144.7925WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 119.86 km (74 miles). Exact location of event, depth 119.86 km, 144.7925° East, 13.9421° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000blvx. Id of event: us7000blvx. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/20 / 2020-09-08 19:25:53 / September 8, 2020 @ 7:25 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:25:53 / 7:25 pm (local time epicenter).

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 Merizo Village, Inarajan Village, Umatac Village. Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 46 km NNW of Yigo Village, Guam.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.7925° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.9421° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 119.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 46 km NNW 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 2020-09-08 19:25:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-30 21:01:39 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 271 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 0.358 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 105 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 us7000blvx Id of event.
Event Code 7000blvx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000blvx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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