A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 162.19 km (101 miles). Exact location of event, depth 162.19 km, 144.9572° East, 13.6821° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7q1. Id of event: us6000d7q1. The temblor was reported at 01:13:18 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/01/21 / 2021-01-01 01:13:18 / January 1, 2021 @ 1:13 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 22 km (14 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Umatac Village, Inarajan Village (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km NNE of Yigo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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