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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 32 km NE of Yigo Village, Guam

Earthquake location 13.78S, 145.0602WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.0602 East, latitude 13.78 North, depth = 127.05 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 127.05 km (79 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000c6r1. Event ids that are associated: us6000c6r1. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:01:42 / 1:01 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 13:01:42 / October 3, 2020 @ 1:01 pm.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Merizo Village, Umatac Village, Inarajan Village. Epicenter of the event was 38 km (23 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 32 km NE of Yigo Village, Guam.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 145.0602° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.78° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 127.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32 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 2020-10-03 13:01:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-17 19:23:48 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 284 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 0.265 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 116 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 us6000c6r1 Id of event.
Event Code 6000c6r1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c6r1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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