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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Asan-Maina Village in Guam

Earthquake location 13.6169S, 144.6677WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Asan-Maina Village in Guam on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 106.42 km (66 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 144.6677 East, latitude 13.6169 North, depth = 106.42 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:07:56 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20003jhj. Unique identifier: us20003jhj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/09/15 / 2015-09-14 22:07:56 / September 14, 2015 @ 10:07 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the event was 22 km (13 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Inarajan Village, Merizo Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 16 km NNW of Asan-Maina Village, Guam.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.6677° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.6169° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 106.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km 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 2015-09-14 22:07:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-09-14 22:31:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 341 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 0.197 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 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 us20003jhj Id of event.
Event Code 20003jhj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20003jhj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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