A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Agat Village in Guam. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 129.87 km (81 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/16 / 2016-02-12 22:47:46 / February 12, 2016 @ 10:47 pm. Id of earthquake: us200050lh. Event ids that are associated: us200050lh. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.0861 East, latitude 13.6459 North, depth = 129.87 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:47:46 / 8:47 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/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yigo Village, Inarajan Village, Dededo Village (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 68 km WNW of Agat Village, Guam.
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