A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Asan-Maina Village in Guam on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 190.91 km (119 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:28:21 / 3:28 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60006t7j. Event ids that are associated: us60006t7j. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 05:28:21 / December 9, 2019 @ 5:28 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 144.4198° East, latitude 13.956° North, depth = 190.91 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Inarajan Village, Merizo Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guam (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 62 km NNW of Asan-Maina Village, Guam.
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