A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam. Exact location of earthquake, 145.0533° East, 13.3219° North, depth 52.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.7 km (33 miles). 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: 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 19:37:13 / March 4, 2020 @ 7:37 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:37:13 / 5:37 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us600089nb. Ids that are associated to the event: us600089nb.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Agat Village, Umatac Village, Merizo Village (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-seven 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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