A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Merizo Village in Guam. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.7628 East, latitude 12.5138 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 08:58:06 / 8:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 08:58:06 / February 11, 2021 @ 8:58 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj5x. Id of event: us6000dj5x.
Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Talofofo Village, Umatac Village, Inarajan Village (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Talofofo Village (c. 3 200 pop), 84 km (53 miles) from Inarajan Village (c. 3 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Merizo Village (c. 2 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Umatac Village (c. 900 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days fourty 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 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 83 km S of Merizo Village, Guam.
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