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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag strikes near Inarajan Village in Guam

Earthquake location 12.9906S, 145.0503WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Inarajan Village in Guam on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 54.2 km (34 miles). Id of earthquake: us60008ck5. Event ids that are associated: us60008ck5. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 14:57:54 / March 4, 2020 @ 2:57 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 145.0503 East, latitude 12.9906 North, depth = 54.2 km. The temblor was detected at 00:57:54 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Piti Village, Asan-Maina Village, Yigo Village (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 45 km SE of Inarajan Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 145.0503° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.9906° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 54.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km SE of Inarajan 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 2020-03-04 14:57:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-26 07:07:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 222 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 0.62 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 88 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 us60008ck5 Id of event.
Event Code 60008ck5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60008ck5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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