A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Asan-Maina Village in Guam. Unique identifier: us10005h26. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005h26. The temblor was reported at 10:26:08 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 178.33 km, 144.5442° East, 13.9911° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/05/16 / 2016-05-05 00:26:08 / May 5, 2016 @ 12:26 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 178.33 km (111 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Inarajan Village, Merizo Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (38 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 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: 60 km NNW of Asan-Maina Village, Guam.
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