A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Inarajan Village in Guam on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.49 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ecug. Id of event: us1000ecug. Exact location of earthquake, 145.1778° East, 13.0226° North, depth 35.49 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/05/18 / 2018-05-27 00:12:26 / May 27, 2018 @ 12:12 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:12:26 / 10:12 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Piti Village, Asan-Maina Village, Agat Village (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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