A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Merizo Village in Guam. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:46:21 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000azqk. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000azqk. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 08:46:21 / November 1, 2017 @ 8:46 am. Exact location of earthquake, 144.6039° East, 12.7804° North, depth 75.99 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 75.99 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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