A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Merizo Village in Guam. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 144.3223 East, latitude 12.6991 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/06/17 / 2017-06-19 10:32:30 / June 19, 2017 @ 10:32 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009nkf. Unique identifier: us20009nkf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:32:30 / 8:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mangilao Village, Hagåtña, Sinajana Village (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 98 km (61 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (c. 6 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Yona Village (c. 6 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Agat Village (c. 5 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Agana Heights Village (c. 3 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Talofofo Village (c. 3 200 pop).
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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 73 km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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