A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 94 kilometers (58 miles) from Piti Village in Guam on Friday. Id of earthquake: us20008l52. Event ids that are associated: us20008l52. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 157.06 km (98 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/17 / 2017-02-09 15:05:07 / February 9, 2017 @ 3:05 pm. The temblor was picked up at 01:05:07 / 1:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.9345 East, latitude 13.8803 North, depth = 157.06 km.
Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (c. 6 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Agat Village (c. 5 700 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Agana Heights Village (c. 3 900 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Sinajana Village (c. 2 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village, Umatac Village, Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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