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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag has occurred near Asan-Maina Village in Guam

Earthquake location 14.0017S, 144.5462WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Asan-Maina Village in Guam. Global time and date of event 25/07/15 / 2015-07-25 04:48:57 / July 25, 2015 @ 4:48 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100031ya. Id of event: us100031ya. The epicenter was at a depth of 184.41 km (115 miles). The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:48:57 / 2:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 184.41 km, 144.5462° East, 14.0017° North.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Inarajan Village, Merizo Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 61 km NNW of Asan-Maina Village, Guam.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.5462° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.0017° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 184.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 61km NNW of Asan-Maina 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 2015-07-25 04:48:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-08-16 05:30:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 234 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 0.515 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 119 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 us100031ya Id of event.
Event Code 100031ya An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100031ya, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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