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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Asan-Maina Village in Guam

Earthquake location 13.9009S, 144.394WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Asan-Maina Village in Guam on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 184.17 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 184.17 km, 144.394° East, 13.9009° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/15 / 2015-09-09 16:34:11 / September 9, 2015 @ 4:34 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003muf. Id of event: us20003muf. The temblor was reported at 02:34:11 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 62 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 (40 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Inarajan Village, Merizo Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 58 km NW of Asan-Maina Village, Guam.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.394° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.9009° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 184.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58km NW 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 2015-09-09 16:34:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-09-24 05:40:31 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 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 0.555 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 93 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 us20003muf Id of event.
Event Code 20003muf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20003muf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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