A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Inarajan Village in Guam. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000e9nq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000e9nq. The temblor was picked up at 12:24:25 / 12:24 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/05/18 / 2018-05-22 02:24:25 / May 22, 2018 @ 2:24 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.52 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 36.52 km, 145.3321° East, 12.8267° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Piti Village, Asan-Maina Village, Agat Village. Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 94 km (58 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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