A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Inarajan Village in Guam. The temblor was picked up at 23:47:41 / 11:47 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10007w1b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007w1b. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 145.1491° East, latitude 12.691° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/01/17 / 2017-01-29 13:47:41 / January 29, 2017 @ 1:47 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Piti Village, Asan-Maina Village, Yigo Village. Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 77 km SE of Inarajan Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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