A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Inarajan Mayor’s Office in Guam. All ids that are associated to the event: us600055w6. Unique identifier: us600055w6. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/08/19 / 2019-08-08 19:42:20 / August 8, 2019 @ 7:42 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:42:20 / 5:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 145.3306° East, latitude 13.0638° North, depth = 61.47 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 61.47 km (38 miles).
The epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Piti Village, Agat Village, Asan-Maina 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 seven and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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