A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Agat Village in Guam on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jlqi. Unique identifier: us1000jlqi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 143.8713° East, 13.4218° North, depth 205.34 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/03/19 / 2019-03-17 13:01:28 / March 17, 2019 @ 1:01 pm. The temblor was detected at 23:01:28 / 11:01 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 205.34 km (128 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Agat Village (c. 5 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Merizo Village (c. 2 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Asan-Maina Village (c. 2 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Piti Village (c. 1 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Umatac Village (c. 900 pop). Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Asan-Maina Village, Piti Village, Merizo Village (min 5000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 85 km W of Agat Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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