A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Inarajan Village in Guam. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.28 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us2000acsn. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000acsn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:43:02 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/08/17 / 2017-08-29 08:43:02 / August 29, 2017 @ 8:43 am. Exact location of event, depth 10.28 km, 144.9224° East, 13.0098° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). The epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Piti Village (min 5000 pop).
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 fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 34 km SSE of Inarajan Village, Guam.
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