A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Inarajan Village in Guam. Global time and date of event 19/03/16 / 2016-03-19 07:12:09 / March 19, 2016 @ 7:12 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005bsp. Id of event: us20005bsp. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49.26 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 17:12:09 / 5:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 144.779° East, 12.9542° North, depth 49.26 km.
Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village. Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 35 km S of Inarajan Village, Guam.
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