A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Inarajan Village in Guam on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 144.7686° East, latitude 13.1822° North, depth = 60.21 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bh3j. Id of event: us2000bh3j. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:38:21 / 2:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.21 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 16:38:21 / November 2, 2017 @ 4:38 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Event epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one 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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