A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Dededo Village in Guam. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/03/17 / 2017-03-21 21:08:12 / March 21, 2017 @ 9:08 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 144.7259° East, latitude 13.692° North, depth = 133.26 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:08:12 / 7:08 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008tli. Unique identifier: us20008tli. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 133.26 km (83 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 23 km (14 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Merizo Village, Inarajan Village, Umatac Village.
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km NNW of Dededo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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