A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Merizo Village in Guam. The temblor was picked up at 16:47:31 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 123.83 km (77 miles). Event id: us1000482w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000482w. Global time and date of event 18/12/15 / 2015-12-18 06:47:31 / December 18, 2015 @ 6:47 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 123.83 km, 144.1204° East, 13.1104° North.
Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Barrigada Village.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-seven 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.
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