A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Dededo Village in Guam on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 194.18 km, 144.637° East, 13.9539° North. The temblor was picked up at 21:20:24 / 9:20 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us700034i1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700034i1. The epicenter was at a depth of 194.18 km (121 miles). Global time and date of event 03/04/19 / 2019-04-03 11:20:24 / April 3, 2019 @ 11:20 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Inarajan Village, Merizo Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km NNW of Dededo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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