A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.1512 East, latitude 13.3004 North, depth = 68.53 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 68.53 km (43 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:54:09 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/03/18 / 2018-03-09 02:54:09 / March 9, 2018 @ 2:54 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000d1yt. Event ids that are associated: us1000d1yt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Agat Village, Umatac Village, Piti Village. Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop).
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 38 km SE of Yigo Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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