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Moderate earthquake 5.1 mag, 32 km NNW of Yigo Village, Guam

Earthquake location 13.8178S, 144.7992WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 23:37:25 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 134.53 km (84 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.7992 East, latitude 13.8178 North, depth = 134.53 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/02/21 / 2021-02-24 23:37:25 / February 24, 2021 @ 11:37 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000ddg5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ddg5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Merizo Village, Inarajan Village, Umatac Village. Event epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop).

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 fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 32 km NNW of Yigo Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.7992° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.8178° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 134.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32 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 2021-02-24 23:37:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-24 23:54:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 402 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 0.236 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 us7000ddg5 Id of event.
Event Code 7000ddg5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ddg5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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