A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Inarajan Village in Guam. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:55:27 / 10:55 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 34.35 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000e819. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000e819. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/05/18 / 2018-05-16 00:55:27 / May 16, 2018 @ 12:55 am. Exact location of earthquake, 145.4091° East, 12.9811° North, depth 34.35 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (53 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Piti Village, Agat Village, Asan-Maina Village.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 78 km ESE of Inarajan Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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