A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Inarajan Village in Guam. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:21:52 / 8:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43 km (27 miles). Global time and date of event 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 10:21:52 / September 5, 2016 @ 10:21 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 43 km, 145.2709° East, 13.064° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006kjx. Unique identifier: us10006kjx.
The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Piti Village, Agat Village, Asan-Maina Village (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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