A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Yigo Mayor’s Office in Guam. The temblor was picked up at 16:32:32 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/03/19 / 2019-03-08 06:32:32 / March 8, 2019 @ 6:32 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 131.8 km, 144.9514° East, 13.7541° North. Id of earthquake: us1000jgmu. Event ids that are associated: us1000jgmu. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 131.8 km (82 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Merizo Village, Umatac Village, Inarajan Village.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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