A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Merizo Village in Guam on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hde9. Unique identifier: us1000hde9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74.92 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 144.5277° East, 12.6869° North, depth 74.92 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:36:57 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/10/18 / 2018-10-12 18:36:57 / October 12, 2018 @ 6:36 pm.
The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (c. 6 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village, Barrigada Village, Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village. Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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