A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Dededo Village in Guam. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 179.43 km (111 miles). Id of earthquake: us70005rxr. Event ids that are associated: us70005rxr. Exact location of earthquake, 144.5661° East, 13.9942° North, depth 179.43 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/10/19 / 2019-10-08 14:25:50 / October 8, 2019 @ 2:25 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:25:50 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Close country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Inarajan Village, Merizo Village, Umatac Village.
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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 60 km NNW of Dededo Village, Guam. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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