A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Inarajan Village in Guam. Exact location of earthquake, 144.8028° East, 12.716° North, depth 18.51 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us100033p7. Unique identifier: us100033p7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/08/15 / 2015-08-02 00:47:58 / August 2, 2015 @ 12:47 am. The temblor was picked up at 10:47:58 / 10:47 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.51 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village. Close country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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