A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Merizo Village in Guam on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, 143.8602° East, 13.2324° North, depth 147.27 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:13:07 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 147.27 km (92 miles). Global time and date of event 13/12/17 / 2017-12-13 09:13:07 / December 13, 2017 @ 9:13 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000c3sb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000c3sb.
Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Talofofo Village, Asan-Maina Village, Inarajan Village (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Agat Village (c. 5 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Talofofo Village (c. 3 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Inarajan Village (c. 3 100 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Merizo Village (c. 2 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Asan-Maina Village (c. 2 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Piti Village (c. 1 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 87 km W of Merizo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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