A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Yigo Mayor’s Office in Guam on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/05/19 / 2019-05-04 16:18:55 / May 4, 2019 @ 4:18 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 145.2061° East, 13.7272° North, depth 102.69 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003gpb. Unique identifier: us70003gpb. The temblor was detected at 02:18:55 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 102.69 km (64 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (29 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Umatac Village, Inarajan Village (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km ENE of Yigo Mayor’s Office, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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