A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Guam region kilometers (0 miles) from Guam region. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 144.9971° East, latitude 13.9234° North, depth = 129.87 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 129.87 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 03:51:17 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009xwl. Unique identifier: us20009xwl. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/07/17 / 2017-07-10 03:51:17 / July 10, 2017 @ 3:51 am.
Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Merizo Village, Umatac Village, Inarajan Village (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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