A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Dededo Village in Guam. Global time and date of event 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 02:51:24 / December 25, 2019 @ 2:51 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 154.46 km (96 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006xrn. Id of event: us70006xrn. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.714 East, latitude 13.8354 North, depth = 154.46 km. The temblor was reported at 12:51:24 / 12:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Merizo Village, Inarajan Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 38 km (23 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 39 km (24 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), 50 km (31 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km NNW of Dededo Village, Guam. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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