A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Inarajan Village in Guam on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/12/19 / 2019-12-03 09:30:32 / December 3, 2019 @ 9:30 am. Exact location of event, longitude 145.2615 East, latitude 12.9438 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:30:32 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter). 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 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us60006lt6. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006lt6.
Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Piti Village, Asan-Maina Village, Agat Village.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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