A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Merizo Village in Guam. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:41:50 / 8:41 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/09/15 / 2015-09-19 22:41:50 / September 19, 2015 @ 10:41 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 121.08 km (75 miles). Id of earthquake: us20003m19. Event ids that are associated: us20003m19. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.0277 East, latitude 13.1072 North, depth = 121.08 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barrigada Village, Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village, Mangilao Village (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (c. 6 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Yona Village (c. 6 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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