A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 07:17:17 / 7:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 132.84 km (83 miles). Exact location, longitude 144.7554° East, latitude 13.8814° North, depth = 132.84 km. Unique identifier: us2000bqgd. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bqgd. Global time and date of event 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 21:17:17 / November 9, 2017 @ 9:17 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Inarajan Village, Umatac Village.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
How would you describe the shaking?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 40 km NNW of Yigo Village, Guam.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.