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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Yigo Village in Guam

Earthquake location 13.9895S, 145.1242WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 122.75 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 05:23:06 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 122.75 km, 145.1242° East, 13.9895° North. Id of earthquake: us6000dgzb. Event ids that are associated: us6000dgzb. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/02/21 / 2021-02-05 05:23:06 / February 5, 2021 @ 5:23 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Umatac Village, Inarajan Village. Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 56 km NNE of Yigo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 145.1242° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.9895° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 122.75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56 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 2021-02-05 05:23:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-19 13:31:00 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 340 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 0.469 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 165 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 us6000dgzb Id of event.
Event Code 6000dgzb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dgzb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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