A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Inarajan Village in Guam. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:53:26 / 5:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.12 km (35 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008jek. Event ids that are associated: us20008jek. Exact location of event, depth 57.12 km, 144.7608° East, 13.0688° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/17 / 2017-02-12 19:53:26 / February 12, 2017 @ 7:53 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (31 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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