A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Inarajan Village in Guam. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dwrr. Unique identifier: us2000dwrr. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75.38 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 144.919° East, 13.0092° North, depth 75.38 km. The temblor was detected at 16:13:45 / 4:13 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/04/18 / 2018-04-09 06:13:45 / April 9, 2018 @ 6:13 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Piti Village (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 57 km (36 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 34 km SSE of Inarajan Village, Guam.
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