A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Asan-Maina Village in Guam. The temblor was picked up at 09:13:08 / 9:13 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 187.87 km (117 miles). Global time and date of event 09/03/19 / 2019-03-09 23:13:08 / March 9, 2019 @ 11:13 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000jd22. Event ids that are associated: us1000jd22. Exact location of event, depth 187.87 km, 144.5516° East, 13.9674° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Inarajan Village, Merizo Village, Umatac Village. The epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop).
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 twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 57 km NNW of Asan-Maina Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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