A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 96 kilometers (60 miles) from Merizo Village in Guam on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 144.6236 East, latitude 12.3926 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70004jst. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004jst. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/07/19 / 2019-07-13 21:51:23 / July 13, 2019 @ 9:51 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:51:23 / 7:51 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Inarajan Village, Merizo Village. Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 99 km (61 miles) from Inarajan Village (c. 3 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Merizo Village (c. 2 200 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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 96 km S of Merizo Village, Guam.
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