A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam. Unique identifier: us20009vzt. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009vzt. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/07/17 / 2017-07-07 00:24:34 / July 7, 2017 @ 12:24 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.59 km (67 miles). Exact location of event, depth 107.59 km, 144.9021° East, 13.8161° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:24:34 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Merizo Village, Umatac Village, Inarajan Village. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km N of Yigo Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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