A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 101 km ESE of Yigo Mayor’s Office, Guam (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/04/16 / 2016-04-13 10:30:10 / April 13, 2016 @ 10:30 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.95 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20005hqf. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005hqf. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.789 East, latitude 13.2614 North, depth = 9.95 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:30:10 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter).
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 fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 101 km ESE of Yigo Mayor’s Office, Guam.
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