A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Dededo Village in Guam. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/15 / 2015-09-03 09:49:55 / September 3, 2015 @ 9:49 am. Exact location, longitude 144.6715° East, latitude 13.9304° North, depth = 183.38 km. Event id: us20003fy7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003fy7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 183.38 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 19:49:55 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Inarajan Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop).
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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km NNW of Dededo Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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