A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 125.9 km (78 miles). Global time and date of event 16/11/17 / 2017-11-16 13:55:16 / November 16, 2017 @ 1:55 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000bq0y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bq0y. The temblor was reported at 23:55:16 / 11:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 125.9 km, 144.9784° East, 13.8078° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Umatac Village, Inarajan Village (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (22 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km NNE of Yigo Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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