A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Dededo Village in Guam. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:31:36 / 4:31 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 105.38 km (65 miles). Exact location, longitude 144.7377° East, latitude 13.6851° North, depth = 105.38 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/10/16 / 2016-10-15 18:31:36 / October 15, 2016 @ 6:31 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007fnn. Id of event: us20007fnn.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Inarajan Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (13 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop).
Each 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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 21 km NNW of Dededo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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