A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 140.25 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008rqi. Unique identifier: us70008rqi. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:14:26 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/04/20 / 2020-04-03 12:14:26 / April 3, 2020 @ 12:14 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 140.25 km, 144.8665° East, 13.8714° North.
Event epicenter was 39 km (25 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Inarajan Village, Umatac Village. Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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