A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 125.09 km (78 miles). Unique identifier: us10008qyt. Ids that are associated to the event: pt17129003, us10008qyt. Exact location of earthquake, 144.9697° East, 13.6289° North, depth 125.09 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:52:13 / 5:52 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 19:52:13 / May 9, 2017 @ 7:52 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Event epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 27 km (17 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, Umatac Village, Inarajan Village.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 13 km NE of Yigo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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