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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Asan-Maina Village in Guam

Earthquake location 13.6862S, 144.5682WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Asan-Maina Village in Guam. Exact location, longitude 144.5682° East, latitude 13.6862° North, depth = 134.1 km. Id of earthquake: us20005ag0. Event ids that are associated: us20005ag0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 134.1 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 09:54:35 / 9:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/03/16 / 2016-03-13 23:54:35 / March 13, 2016 @ 11:54 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Close 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).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km NW of Asan-Maina Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.5682° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.6862° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 134.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km 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 2016-03-13 23:54:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-27 03:54:42 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 259 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 0.307 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 us20005ag0 Id of event.
Event Code 20005ag0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005ag0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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