A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Inarajan Mayor’s Office in Guam on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 43.37 km, 145.3711° East, 13.0912° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.37 km (27 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us700062xy. Unique identifier: us700062xy. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/10/19 / 2019-10-26 01:16:42 / October 26, 2019 @ 1:16 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 11:16:42 / 11:16 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Piti Village, Agat Village, Asan-Maina Village (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (46 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 82 km (51 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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