A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Agat Village in Guam on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000bvu2. Event ids that are associated: us2000bvu2. Exact location of event, depth 138.73 km, 144.0443° East, 13.2724° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 138.73 km (86 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:52:24 / 8:52 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/11/17 / 2017-11-29 10:52:24 / November 29, 2017 @ 10:52 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dededo Village, Barrigada Village, Mangilao Village (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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