A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.5485 East, latitude 13.417 North, depth = 21.28 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.28 km (13 miles). Global time and date of event 24/07/19 / 2019-07-24 07:37:44 / July 24, 2019 @ 7:37 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 17:37:44 / 5:37 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004ukq. Id of event: us60004ukq.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 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 Umatac Village, Merizo Village, Agat Village.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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