A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Dededo Village in Guam on Sunday. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:37:41 / 7:37 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: 16/02/19 / 2019-02-16 21:37:41 / February 16, 2019 @ 9:37 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000jpkx. Event ids that are associated: us2000jpkx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.739 East, latitude 13.6578 North, depth = 98.95 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 98.95 km (61 miles).
Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Inarajan Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 19 km (12 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 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 thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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