A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Agat Village in Guam. Exact location of earthquake, 144.4302° East, 13.3926° North, depth 129.15 km. Global time and date of event 18/07/18 / 2018-07-18 00:43:08 / July 18, 2018 @ 12:43 am UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:43:08 / 10:43 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000gbvt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000gbvt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 129.15 km (80 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 46 km (29 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Barrigada Village. Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km W of Agat Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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