A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Piti Village in Guam. Exact location of earthquake, 144.6231° East, 13.5918° North, depth 173.87 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj1x. Id of event: us6000dj1x. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 173.87 km (108 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 22:02:20 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 22:02:20 / February 10, 2021 @ 10:02 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Inarajan Village, Merizo Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km NNW of Piti Village, Guam.
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