A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Yigo Village in Guam. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 67.5 km (42 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/11/19 / 2019-11-17 23:55:49 / November 17, 2019 @ 11:55 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us700069ai. Unique identifier: us700069ai. Exact location of event, longitude 145.2153 East, latitude 13.4396 North, depth = 67.5 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:55:49 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop). The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Chalan Pago-Ordot Village (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Merizo Village, Umatac Village, Agat Village (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 36 km ESE of Yigo Village, Guam.
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