A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam. Exact location of event, depth 121.37 km, 144.9588° East, 13.8463° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/12/16 / 2016-12-19 02:29:15 / December 19, 2016 @ 2:29 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:29:15 / 12:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 121.37 km (75 miles). Id of earthquake: us200082gq. Event ids that are associated: us200082gq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 47 km (30 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Umatac Village, Inarajan Village (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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