A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Yigo Mayor’s Office in Guam. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10006miy. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006miy. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 21:22:07 / September 6, 2016 @ 9:22 pm. Exact location, longitude 145.4667° East, latitude 13.1247° North, depth = 39.09 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.09 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 07:22:07 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Agat Village, Piti Village, Santa Rita Village (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 76 km SE of Yigo Mayor’s Office, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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