A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Piti Village in Guam. Exact location, longitude 144.5067° East, latitude 13.6716° North, depth = 130.77 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/10/16 / 2016-10-12 14:08:42 / October 12, 2016 @ 2:08 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 130.77 km (81 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20007fbt. Unique identifier: us20007fbt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:08:42 / 12:08 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Inarajan Village, Merizo Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 30 km NW of Piti Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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