A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Merizo Village in Guam. Exact location, longitude 143.946° East, latitude 13.1926° North, depth = 139.46 km. Unique identifier: us20008li5. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008li5. Global time and date of event 12/02/17 / 2017-02-12 10:57:49 / February 12, 2017 @ 10:57 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 139.46 km (87 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:57:49 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barrigada Village, Mangilao Village, Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (c. 6 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Yona Village (c. 6 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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