A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam on Saturday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:22:32 / 3:22 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/08/16 / 2016-08-13 05:22:32 / August 13, 2016 @ 5:22 am. Exact location, longitude 144.9641° East, latitude 13.7384° North, depth = 175.9 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006ep4. Id of event: us10006ep4. The epicenter was at a depth of 175.9 km (109 miles).
The epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Umatac Village, Inarajan Village (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 23 km NNE of Yigo Village, Guam.
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