A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam. The epicenter was at a depth of 114.83 km (71 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/19 / 2019-09-01 15:20:34 / September 1, 2019 @ 3:20 pm. The temblor was picked up at 01:20:34 / 1:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 145.1563° East, 13.7914° North, depth 114.83 km. Event id: us70005cte. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005cte.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (28 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 41 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 (34 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). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Umatac Village, Inarajan Village.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 40 km NE of Yigo Village, Guam.
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