A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Inarajan Mayor’s Office in Guam. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/06/18 / 2018-06-11 08:27:50 / June 11, 2018 @ 8:27 am. Exact location of event, longitude 144.9824 East, latitude 13.2807 North, depth = 53.87 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 53.87 km (33 miles). Event id: us1000enpn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000enpn. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:27:50 / 6:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Piti Village, Agat Village, Asan-Maina Village. 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 23 km E of Inarajan Mayor’s Office, Guam.
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