A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Inarajan Mayor’s Office in Guam on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 18:03:43 / 6:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/08/17 / 2017-08-30 08:03:43 / August 30, 2017 @ 8:03 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 145.4861 East, latitude 13.0597 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us2000ad3j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ad3j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Piti Village, Agat Village, Santa Rita Village (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
Did you feel the quake?
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: 82 km ESE of Inarajan Mayor’s Office, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.