A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam on Monday. Id of earthquake: us1000hica. Event ids that are associated: us1000hica. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/10/18 / 2018-10-29 02:20:44 / October 29, 2018 @ 2:20 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.8576 East, latitude 13.9139 North, depth = 132.73 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 132.73 km (82 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:20:44 / 12:20 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Inarajan Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 41 km N of Yigo Village, Guam.
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