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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 32 km WNW of Agat Village, Guam

Earthquake location 13.527S, 144.3952WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Agat Village in Guam. Exact location of event, longitude 144.3952 East, latitude 13.527 North, depth = 149.099 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000mrnl. Id of event: us7000mrnl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 149.099 km (93 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/06/24 / 2024-06-11 08:21:36 / June 11, 2024 @ 8:21 am. The temblor was detected at 08:21:36 / 8:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Inarajan Village (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days thirteen 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 32 km WNW of Agat Village, Guam.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.3952° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.527° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 149.099 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32 km WNW of Agat 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 2024-06-11 08:21:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-10 07:12:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 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 60 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.464 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 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 us7000mrnl Id of event.
Event Code 7000mrnl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mrnl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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