A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Inarajan Village in Guam on Tuesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:37:01 / 9:37 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000h3w3. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h3w3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.8327 East, latitude 12.7209 North, depth = 65.45 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/09/18 / 2018-09-24 23:37:01 / September 24, 2018 @ 11:37 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.45 km (41 miles).
The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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