A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Dededo Village in Guam on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/08/18 / 2018-08-18 23:29:52 / August 18, 2018 @ 11:29 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:29:52 / 9:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 144.7904° East, latitude 13.6886° North, depth = 126.96 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 126.96 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000ggs1. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ggs1.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Merizo Village, Inarajan Village, Umatac Village. Earthquake epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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