A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Agat Village in Guam. Event id: us10007b7a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007b7a. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:02:42 / 5:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.608 East, latitude 13.4425 North, depth = 99.12 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 19:02:42 / November 21, 2016 @ 7:02 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 99.12 km (62 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Inarajan Village (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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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. 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: 8 km NW of Agat Village, Guam.
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