A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 123 km E of Yigo Village, Guam (76 miles). Exact location, longitude 146.0111° East, latitude 13.3365° North, depth = 20.28 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/08/17 / 2017-08-30 11:48:23 / August 30, 2017 @ 11:48 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.28 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000ar5h. Event ids that are associated: us2000ar5h. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 21:48:23 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 123 km E of Yigo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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