A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Agat Village in Guam on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 143 km (89 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:40:00 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005r2h. Unique identifier: us70005r2h. Exact location, longitude 144.4677° East, latitude 13.4384° North, depth = 143 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/10/19 / 2019-10-05 11:40:00 / October 5, 2019 @ 11:40 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yigo Village, Dededo Village, Mangilao Village (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 21 km WNW of Agat Village, Guam.
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