A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Yigo Mayor’s Office in Guam on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.56 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:01:04 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000dwr2. Event ids that are associated: us2000dwr2. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/04/18 / 2018-04-09 04:01:04 / April 9, 2018 @ 4:01 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 145.5005° East, 13.5215° North, depth 45.56 km.
Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Merizo Village, Umatac Village, Agat Village (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (44 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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