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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Asan-Maina Village in Guam

Earthquake location 13.7748S, 144.5396WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Asan-Maina Village in Guam. All ids that are associated to the event: us200064bw. Unique identifier: us200064bw. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:57:38 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.5396 East, latitude 13.7748 North, depth = 128.45 km. Global time and date of event 09/06/16 / 2016-06-09 01:57:38 / June 9, 2016 @ 1:57 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 128.45 km (80 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 43 km (27 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Inarajan Village, Merizo Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km NNW of Asan-Maina Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.5396° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.7748° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 128.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km 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 2016-06-09 01:57:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-05 01:25:51 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 298 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 0.369 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 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 us200064bw Id of event.
Event Code 200064bw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200064bw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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