A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Piti Village in Guam on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 172.16 km (107 miles). Exact location of event, depth 172.16 km, 144.4777° East, 13.6369° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/07/19 / 2019-07-19 07:46:54 / July 19, 2019 @ 7:46 am. The temblor was detected at 17:46:54 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004vxb. Id of event: us60004vxb.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Inarajan Village, Merizo Village, Yigo Village (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four 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. 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: 30 km NW of Piti Village, Guam.
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