A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/09/19 / 2019-09-14 03:11:39 / September 14, 2019 @ 3:11 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 13:11:39 / 1:11 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70005gsn. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005gsn. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 124.34 km (77 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 145.0533 East, latitude 13.7528 North, depth = 124.34 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Umatac Village, Inarajan Village. Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 29 km NE of Yigo Village, Guam.
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